Tag: Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

Hannah's Story: Being Part of Trans History is Being Part of ONE Trans History

Hannah's Story: Being Part of Trans History is Being Part of ONE Trans History
October was LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I featured transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hoped to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. To finish off the series, I have one... Read more »

Forget Superman, Jason Robert Ballard is My Son's Hero

Forget Superman, Jason Robert Ballard is My Son's Hero
Jason Robert Ballard is my son’s hero.  He told me last night. “Jason is my hero, I want to be just like him when I grow up. I think he’s amazing.” It started with some throwback pictures, shared in a private group. I showed them to Jake, who was amazed at the transformation he saw. ... Read more »

Transgender People are the Greatest in the World

Transgender People are the Greatest in the World
Transgender people are the greatest in the world.  I heard some variation of this echoed again and again over the past three days.  We just returned home from the 14th Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, a three day conference whose mission is to educate and empower trans* individuals and allies. The first time I heard it... Read more »
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