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Trans Bodies, Trans Selves

The book Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, edited by Laura Erickson-Schroth, is an amazing resource. I mentioned it on my page of trans-related books, but I feel that it deserves more space. 1,333 more words


Our Family Matters: Mapping Our Journey

I love the arteries of roads and highways,
the vena cava of large cities
with their circular freeways,
muscled sinews of bypasses,
even their squiggled nerves of rivers. 677 more words


E! To Air Bruce Jenner Transition Special

E!, a.k.a. the Kardashian network, will air a special next month with Bruce Jenner that “captures intimate family conversations where his transition and what it means for those relationships is discussed,” an NBC Universal spokesperson… 136 more words

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Families Must Be Out Too!

“Well it’s no one’s business,”  said my mother when, many years ago, I told her I was telling my aunt that my son is gay. 524 more words


A More Inclusive Bookshelf

Last week, I finally got around to expanding our kids’ library with several new books featuring transgender children, and families with same-sex parents. (Unfortunately, I have not found a good book featuring a family with a transgender… 815 more words


Little Decisions with BIG results

Last month, when R had her yearly OB appt, we had both gone to discuss the use of clomid if last month’s IUI failed. Her OB had advised us to come in if that were the case, so we scheduled a 7.30am consultation today. 255 more words

Keeping it in My Pocket: an open letter to the social worker


This is a posting that I’ve been keeping in my pocket. It is a posting that I feel needs to be written for therapeutic reasons if nothing else, but it is one that I didn’t want to put out there until things were sewn up and ready to wear to the courthouse for the adoption of our one-year-old foster baby. 1,768 more words