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…

Gender Binary Boogeyman

PART 2: What Makes Gender? – Beware the Gender Binary Boogeyman

BY STEPHANIE HALL [ “Read PART 1: What Makes Gender?” ] Many Transgender advocates, activists and columnists rail against the so-called gender binary as if it were a prison preventing them from expressing themselves and their gender as they feel and believe they and other Transgender persons should be free to do. These voices continually…

What Makes Gender

PART 1: What Makes Gender? How Science and History Collide with Evolving Ideas of Gender Identity

BY STEPHANIE HALL The social networking website Facebook recently made headlines with their announcement that they will provide the option for users to select from over 50 different gender identifiers, as well as select their preferred pronoun. This action is being heralded by the LGBT Community, while being ridiculed by others. Though laudably inclusive and…

Stephanie Hall, Esq. - Gender Wellness of Los Angeles Blog

Public Restroom Access For Transgender Persons

For the Transgender population something as seemingly uneventful as accessing a public restroom can present unique and potentially serious problems. Throughout the process of transition, and for some – the rest of their lives, accessing gender-appropriate public restroom facilities can be a stressful, trying, and potentially embarrassing or even dangerous experience. In attempting to use…