An Open Letter to Haters

 Dear Hater, There is hope for you, but you must want it.The Internet has opened many doors for people around the world. We have been able to make friends with people we might have never met, jobs have been found, and even love has found its way to connect hearts together across great distances. But sadly, in spite of the wonderful things that have come from having this ability to speed around the world virtually and collect vast amounts of knowledge with a few clicks, hate and intolerance has also gone viral. ...more

What Caitlyn Jenner reminded me about Motherhood

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From One Old Gal to Another: Thank You Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair photos made me feel fabulous. I love that she's 65. I love that in transitioning to being out as a woman, she went for broke. I love the message of power and controlling one's destiny. I love her hair and her look and her obvious decision not to hold any part of her dream in reserve. Image via: Vanity Fair...more
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The Lord Looks at the Heart: When My Son Became My Daughter

I am the mom of the little girl called A.J., who was recently profiled in the Kansas City Star. As surprised as I was to find my family in the paper, I am also incredibly proud. ...more
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ELLE Features Androgynous Maternity Clothing Line

ELLE, one of the leading fashion magazine in the world, has just revealed sketches of the new androgynous maternity ("alternity") clothing line from Butchbaby & Co., and posted a fantastic interview with the founders. Gender-nonconforming fashion is fashion indeed....more

Ohio Trans Woman Brutally Attacked By Three Men

Earlier in the week, Candice Rose Milligan, a 33-year-old trans activist in Toledo Ohio, was assaulted by three men around 3 PM. Yes, 3 in the afternoon.From NBC24.com...more

Latina Transwoman Murdered in Memphis, Family Needs Help With Funeral Expenses

Friday night, another trans sister of color was murdered, this time in Memphis. 41 year old Alejandra Leos was born in Monclova Vieja, Coahuila De Zaragoza, Mexico, but lived with her family in Memphis. She had family support and job security. She was respected, loved and valued by those who knew her. Alejandra used the name Alexandra on her Facebook page....more

Second Trans Woman Murdered in Baltimore

More terrible news from Baltimore – the murder of 26-year-old Mia Henderson, a trans woman of color whose body was discovered Wednesday.  From Parker Molloy at The Advocate:...more

Pretty Awesome

"Do I look pretty?""Yes, you look pretty. So, so pretty."Here I am with another 3-year old going through that "Pink Phase." This time around, however, I've given in to the pink. I've surrendered.I'm encouraging it, even....more