Mark O’Connell, L.C.S.W.: Coming Out and Taking In

Taking in is when we recognize the potential others see in us and let ourselves make meaning out of it.

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Grace Anne Stevens: My Transgender Life: Choices

I have made many choices in my life. Some turned out well and some were less successful. One choice in my life was to seek and follow my truth. It really does matter that it took me so many years before I did this. I never look back; I never ask that useless "what if" question.

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Paul Heroux: Transgendered Rights & Public Bathrooms

Fear is often used to push public policy. Sometimes it is warranted, sometimes it is not. In the case of a transgendered person's access to public bat...

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Man Faces Murder Charge in Killing of Philadelphia Transgender Woman

A Philadelphia man with a history of violence stands accused of killing a transgender woman last week.
A tip to homicide detectives led poli...

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New Exhibit Showcases Some Of The Most Compelling Work By Transgender Artists

A new exhibit is on display at The Cooper Union in New York City that brings together the work of transgender artists and the famed Kinsey Archives.

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Trans Activist On Keisha Jenkins Murder: ‘It Feels Like I’m Next’

The transgender community suffered yet another loss last week with the brutal murder of Keisha Jenkins in Philadelphia. Her death is hitting...

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A Powerful Poem About What It Feels Like To Be Transgender

"I was the mystery of an anatomy, a question asked but not answered," says poet Lee Mokobe, a TED Fellow, in this gripping and poetic exploration of i...

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Maya Zuckerman: The Gendered Journey

The world is actually getting better. Fifteen years into the 21st century, life on the whole has improved for a great deal of humanity. Access to basic needs like food, shelter, water, education and work has improved.

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Kate Bornstein Discusses Trans Identity And The Future Of The Queer Movement

This is the second feature in a series that aims to elevate some of the transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals who have played a significan...

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Nikki Araguz Loyd: #TransWivesMatter: Presidential Recognition and Honor for the Transgender Widow of a Fallen Firefighter

Nearly 6 years ago my firefighter husband, Captain Thomas Araguz, was killed in the line of duty. While this was a horrific tragedy, the torture continued as my marriage was voided and all of the support that most widows of fallen heroes receive disappeared.

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