Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Thank You Note to Allies

Allies, Your dedication to the community is something I respect and admire, especially when there are so many people who try to discredit the importance of what you do. You are necessary, and you shouldn’t let anyone convince you otherwise. … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | 1 Comment

Response to The Ethicist

Recently, I was reading the article “When to Out a Transgender Dater?” published in a column called The Ethicist on July 9, 2010 by Randy Cohen. There are so many things to say about this article and though it is from 2010, … Continue reading

Posted in Discussion, Gender, Issue, LGBTQ+, Societal, Spectrum | Leave a comment

Role Models

Recently I was reading the article “Why Colleges Need to Hire More Trans Faculty” which states the reason for this as trans* students needing role models. While I agree that trans* students should have role models they trust, I feel every … Continue reading

Posted in Discussion, Gender, Ingroups and Outgroups, Issue, LGBTQ+, Personal, Societal, Spectrum, Stereotypes | Leave a comment

Gender Stereotypes and Security

I feel like it’s important to begin this by saying I don’t feel wholly “female” or “male” (my gender identity falls on the gender spectrum). I know I’ve said it numerous times on here, but it relates, so please bear … Continue reading

Posted in Discussion, Gender, Issue, LGBTQ+, Personal, Societal, Stereotypes | Leave a comment