Category Archives: gender

Reviewing The Unintentional Time Traveler by Everett Maroon

The Unintentional Time Traveler by Everett Maroon is a soon to be released young adult novel introducing Jack, a self-deprecating and entertainingly sarcastic fifteen year old boy with a knack for automotive repair and self-acceptance beyond his age.  He suffers … Continue reading

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Calls for Submission… Letters For My Siblings

Micah, at NeutroisNonsense, made an exciting announcement a couple of weeks ago:  Transgress Press had chosen them to be the co-editor on an anthology entitled Letters For My Siblings.  Here’s some info, for more look to Micah’s post. Deadline: February 1, … Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey 2013, Day 2

[I started writing this at the end of Day 2, and only just finished it…] Today was a busy day and I’m tired to the bone, but I want to catch you all up before I get a beer and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on T

A friend asked me the other day if I was moving closer to transition, meaning medical transition.  He’s post top surgery and has been on testosterone for a while and feels awesome and thinks I might feel awesome on T … Continue reading

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More on My New Trans Narrative

A follow on thought relate to my last post…. One of the most familiar trans narratives is that of the person who is born into the wrong body, or feels trapped in the wrong body.  That narrative has been repeated … Continue reading

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#GOconf2013, My Personal Gender Odyssey

One difference for me between this year’s Gender Odyssey conference and last year’s was that I spent a lot less time this year telling the story of my trans narrative.  Part of that is due to the workshops I attended, … Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey Blog

Did I every tell y’all that I wrote a blog post for the Gender Odyssey blog?  Well, there’s the link in case I didn’t.  There are several great posts there to give you a feeling for some of what goes … Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey, Day 1

What a whirlwind!  Nick and I arrived at the Silver Cloud Hotel Thursday night (much later than anticipated because of dreadful traffic on I5) and went next door to The Garage for a meet and greet.  We met up with … Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey is Nigh!!

Tonight, Nick and I will be driving north to Seattle to attend Gender Odyssey.  I am super looking forward to it, have worked hard on  my workshops and am a mixture of eager and terrified about presenting my sessions. I’m … Continue reading

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On Butch Identity, Masculinity and Being Intentional

mas·cu·lin·i·ty (msky-ln-t)  n. pl. mas·cu·lin·i·ties 1. The quality or condition of being masculine. 2. Something traditionally considered to be characteristic of a male. mas·cu·line (msky-ln)  adj. 1. Of or relating to men or boys; male. 2. Suggestive or characteristic of … Continue reading

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