The Politics of Transitioning

The Politics of Transitioning: Transition… to What?

Is it your responsibility to live openly as “Transgender”? BY STEPHANIE HALL There is an unfortunate trend within the Trans community for some Transgender persons to make value judgments about others in the community based upon whether one chooses to live openly as Transgender, or to live in what some call “stealth” mode. As commonly…

Reconciling Your Transgender ans Internet privacy

Reconciling your Transgender Identity, Internet Privacy, and Your Digital Footprint

BY STEPHANIE HALL We are well on the way to making the transition away from analog information to a society based entirely on digital information, and while everyone is rushing to get on board and not be left behind, surprisingly little consideration has been given to the ramifications of posting to and sharing information in…

Achieving a Smooterh Transgender Transition

Achieving a Smoother Transgender Transition: Five Things to Consider

BY STEPHANIE LYNN HALL For those in the midst of transgender transition, it’s often a great time for reflection and an opportunity to conduct a personal inventory of where you’ve been, where you are, and where you want to be.  As those who are transgender know very well, all of life’s nagging problems, both large…

finding the missing piece of the puzzle of your transgender life

Transgender Love: Finding The Missing Piece of The Puzzle

Beyond transition, transgender persons need to love and be loved.   There is a time early in transition when everything is in front of you; the future is completely open and the possibilities are unlimited. Nothing can happen fast enough, and as you progress and begin to see the real you for the first time…

sexuality vs gender dentity

Reconciling Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: One Person’s Struggle

BY AMBER ROSE It seems incredibly difficult for others to understand, that I’m not only transgender, but lesbian as well. I believe it’s important to note that gender identity and sexual orientation are two completely different things. Trans* identities do not have anything to do with sexuality, but rather gender identity. I have an androgynous…