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New podcast episode: Tom Boy Trans Girl

Hi friends.  I’ve posted Episode 4 of my podcast, “How to Be a Girl.” The episode, “Tom Boy Trans Girl,” explores what it means to be a transgender girl who isn’t completely “girlie.”  It grew out of my reaction to M. starting to express less interest in princesses and pink, and more interest in “boy” stuff like…

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The family reunion that ends too soon

We don’t actually know one another that well.  In most cases, I don’t know what they do for a living. I don’t know about their hobbies, their backgrounds, their home life, their personal quirks. But after this weekend, I am fairly sure that I will be connected with them – and their children – for…

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A gathering of gendermoms (and dads!)

The other day I reminded M. that we’re going to the “gender conference” next week. “Like last year, remember?  Where I went to meetings while you played with all those kids and the fun camp counselors?” “Yeah, they had good activities. I made a cool mask.” “Well, we’re going again this year – next week. And…