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 →
Q: Do trans people realize that they are just throwing away a gift from nature?
By being transgender, a person isn’t throwing away a gift from nature, they are embracing that gift!
Q: What is something about the LGTBQ+ community that straight people would struggle the most understanding? Why do cis people get weird about misgendering pets?
What is something about the LGTBQ+ community that straight people would struggle the most understanding? The pervasiveness of cisgender heteronormativity. Being cisgender and heterosexual are presumed to be the default so strongly that when LGBTQ+ people defy those expectations, they are frequently met with hostility and sometimes even violence. How often do you hear someone... Continue Reading →