Hit by “Trans-Friendly” Fire

When they interviewed me and my young trans daughter, both reporters seemed sympathetic to us and claimed to be trans-friendly.  So why did they turn around and write such transphobic articles?   I let a reporter from The Economist magazine interview this sassy 9-year-old trans little girl. The resulting article never mentioned her. Over the course…

Podcast: When it rains it pours

The past few months have been so horrible and so wonderful, and it never seemed to stop raining.  I’m not quite sure how I survived, but I didn’t want to forget any of it, so I recorded all of it, and made this podcast about it.  Thanks for listening.

Oh, for Pete’s sake!

Cancer?! Really?!?  Oh, for Pete’s sake! That’s what Mom probably said to the doctor who gave her the news  about the mass they found in her abdomen a week ago. Mom left the Catholic Church decades ago, but she still swears like a good little Catholic girl. “Fuck you, cancer,” was my response. “Why do you have…