Sex and Gender

This post will take a look at sex and gender. I have previously written in (The Gender Binary?) that they are independent concepts (i.e. sex does not equal gender). I did not examine this in much detail there; here I will attempt to elucidate the independence of the two. I plan to cover what sex […]

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The Gender Binary?

Why the question mark? Because some people belief it is a cause for cissexism in our world, and promote the notion to get rid of it. Some seek to “blow” it away with gender bending expression. You will find some of them populating queer movement groups.1 I am not writing from this perspective. But, I […]

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“Transgender”

In this post I am hoping to share some of my views on the usage of the word “transgender,” and the thorny issue of when it is appropriate to use. Granted, I have been influenced by others who post online in discussion forums, written articles and blog posts, and people in transgender support groups I […]

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On Target

{Before I get on with this mini post, I want to announce that this is my 101st blog post. This means I am now over 100 posts on my blog. When I started, I had no idea I would have done so many, but I have. My topics have ranged from various transitioning issues and […]

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What’s It Like?

Okay, what is what like? What is it like being a transgender woman? I am not talking about what’s it like to live as a woman who’s sex assigned at birth doesn’t match her gender identity, but that internal sense or feeling of my being a woman. It is possible that it is no different […]

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Don’t Define Me

I recently received a free 3 month trial of Amazon Prime’s Kindle Unlimited when I purchase a new Kindle. Since, then (mid-September) I have read a number of transgender and gender diverse books.1 The quality and substance fell into a range of very good to horrendous. But, that is not the point of this post. […]

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