A guest blogger tells her story- "I learned that it didn’t matter how long my hair was or what style it was. People either get it or they don’t."

..My name is unimportant. I could tell the same story that many other trans women can tell about how they knew from the earliest ages, how they were disappointed when "reality" set in, how their parents/relatives/schoolyard bullies beat them into submission to belong to a narrow gender binary. I could tell you how I "feel" … Continue reading A guest blogger tells her story- "I learned that it didn’t matter how long my hair was or what style it was. People either get it or they don’t."

Butch Lesbians and Masculine Privilege- A fable with a lesson at the end

Growing up, I was never a tomboy. I liked glittery puffpaint and cheap-smelling lipgloss and would stare for hours into the mirror, coming my hair into the tightest, smoothest ponytail possible. I liked my expensive American Girl doll (Kirsten, of course, the blond one) and I liked all my thrift-store purses and I liked Barbie, … Continue reading Butch Lesbians and Masculine Privilege- A fable with a lesson at the end