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Lovin’ the Purses!

by beth on July 23, 2014

Other than shoes, there may be no bigger magnet for the girl who loves to shop than purses. Like shoes, of course, the dilemma is that the more you want that adorable purse the less able you are to afford it. Unless of coarse you are blessed with an abundance of cash, which most of […]

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The Doctrine of Trans, Part 2

by beth on July 13, 2014

Okay, okay so it was a little more than a week. I should have known better than to say “next week”! So, getting on with it. If you are reading this post not having read the last previous one you should probably read it first for context. The subject at hand is “clobber verses” from […]

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The Doctrine of Trans

June 29, 2014

Let me offer a disclaimer at the very beginning of this column: if you are a hard-core skeptic when it comes to the subject of religion, this is probably not the best reading material for you. I do not presume to entertain the question here of whether or not any given religious view is correct. […]

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What about her?

June 22, 2014

So I’m going to begin this week with a little bit of “behind-the-scenes” by way of setting up what I have to say. One of the things I normally do while writing for this blog is to review the comments that are submitted for possible approval. I can only approve or reject comments on the […]

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Is/Is Not A Man

June 11, 2014

Hello ladies, I’m back! Anyone still out there? Before I begin let me apologize for my extended absence. I suffered serious injury at my day job which seriously impacted on my ability to type (and still does!). I’m learning, slowly, to use Dragon Dictation but between my poor proofreading skills and Dragon’s occasional decent into […]

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Kobayashi Maru

January 29, 2014

Last year at this time I was mulling over the idea of investing in the long series of “Understanding” columns which got me into some very serious territory for a few months. Towards the end of that, one of my best friends among my fellow trans women suggested to be that perhaps I was leaning […]

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Variations on a Theme

January 22, 2014

One of the issues trans people inevitably face, after they come to terms with who they are, in the question of what to do about it – specifically, whether or not to embrace it, whether or not to come out, whether or not to transition (where applicable), whether or not to seek medical options. So […]

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Feedback?

January 14, 2014

You want to know something I’ve discovered writing for this blog? The hardest month to blog in (at least on this subject) is January! There’s just not a plethora of fascinating topics! So I’ve decided to take one out for a little housecleaning and “meta” discussion of what the future holds for this blog and […]

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Tranniversaries

December 29, 2013

The easy take on this time of year is to pull out that hoary old canard – the New Year’s Resolution. The tired cliche of all the tings we resolve to do starting January 1, paired of course with the wry acknowledgment that almost every one will lapse before the end of that month, is […]

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The Empty Chair

December 17, 2013

Well, customarily this time of year is considered to be a time for thoughtful reflection, right? I mean sure, the cliche is that everyone is too rushed, too busy, too obligated, too stressed to really enjoy the spirit of the holidays that is heralded in song and story but still the concept of taking stock […]

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