Three years ago, I wrote Happy Not-the-Momma’s Day. I revisited that post and was struck by the changes and developments since then. First, some things which remain true. I have not and will not try to shoehorn myself into Mother’s Day, because that is a day where we celebrate my wife. My daughter doesn’t call... Continue Reading →
This is a short film from Sweden, and is available via Kanopy (check with your local library to see if you get free access to the collection). Note: This is not the 2022 film from Matt Walsh. There are spoilers in this post. In fact, the post is one giant spoiler. That said, even if... Continue Reading →
Last time, I got into a comment posted by "Max" which led off by comparing LGBTQ+ people/activism to a Cult?; this was just the first phrase of the first sentence of his comment. The remainder of his comment drew on the Bible to try to imply that simply being LGBTQ+ is sinful. I want to address his (mis)use of scripture and the flawed conclusions he arrives at.
A few days ago, user "Max" replied to a comment made by Brendan Birth on my post about Q: What do I do if I’m transphobic and homophobic? / As a Christian believer, will God disown me if I transition from MTF? Max's comment makes a few claims and cites scripture. I was setting up to reply to Max in another comment, but decided this is a big enough topic to deserve its own post.
To categorize humans, we first need to decide on which characteristics we will use for evaluation and sorting them.
As a trans person, I’ve read your question, so I can answer truthfully, “yes, at least one trans person knows you reject ‘cisgender’.” But that leads me to ask you “am I supposed to care?”
When we left off, we had covered the dictionary definition of gender and a few related concepts. We found that while gender and sex relate to each other, one does not dictate the other. Let's dig deeper...
I was recently completing forms for a doctors office. While these forms were tedious before I came out, as a trans person, they've become really tricky.
A big event in the LGBTQ+ community this week was the news of Elliot Page coming out as transgender.