Posts tagged "transgender issues"

The Conflicted Life of A Cross-dresser

The Conflicted Life of A Cross-dresser
Cross-dressers are stepping out more as our society has been introduced to the transgender community. The stereotypes for the transgender community remain embedded in the images, of mostly men, who feel they were born the wrong gender and have a need to live their lives authentically as a woman. This is what we see on... Read more »

Flashback Movie: Karen Black Played a Transgender Woman

Flashback Movie: Karen Black Played a Transgender Woman
Flipping through the TV channels tonight, I stumbled into a Robert Altman movie I had never seen titled, Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. Originally released in 1982, in Chicago, it was based on a screenplay by Ed Graczyk and features a group of women in a small town in... Read more »

Discrimination Against the Transgender Employee

Discrimination Against the Transgender Employee
If you are a transgender reality star or an actress, there have been a number of job opportunities recently. You are able to make a living being who you are. Media has embraced these stars, intrigued by their stories and their ability to raise awareness for the transgender population and its struggles for acceptance. Jazz,... Read more »
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Cross-dressers Deserve a Happy Marriage

Cross-dressers Deserve a Happy Marriage
Most of the male cross-dressers I have come to know have been interested in female clothing since they were children. It has been a long journey since they tried on their first pair of woman’s panties. It was something a 6-year male isn’t expected to be interested in, yet the urge to explore woman’s clothing... Read more »

T.S.A. Harasses Transgender Woman

 T.S.A. Harasses Transgender Woman
The embarrassing treatment of transgender woman, Shadi Petosky, at the Orlando Airport this week is deplorable.  The T.S.A. system is flawed to allow a person to be demeaned and treated like a terrorist when she was just being who she was. The T.S.A. officers clearly dealt with this situation wrongly, even if they said they... Read more »

Normalizing The Transgender Community

Normalizing The Transgender Community
Is cross-dressing normal? Is it our fear or lack of understanding that causes prejudice toward this community? What is so wrong for a man to express his femme self? Is bi-gender a better description of cross-dressers or should cross-dressers be part of the transgender community, of which technically they are, but many are quite different... Read more »
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Understanding Who Cross-dressers Are: Part Two

Understanding Who Cross-dressers Are: Part Two
This is the second part of an interview I did with Brian who is a cross-dresser and uses Alyssa as his femme name. Brian is happily married with two young children. He and his wife, Tami, are raising their children to have an open mind toward the LGBT communities, as they have discussions with their... Read more »

What Does Being a Transgender Person Mean?

What Does Being a Transgender Person Mean?
For most of the people who have not been exposed to the transgender world, it is confusing. Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer helped raise awareness about the transgender community. And since Jenner is a highly-recognizable figure people watched the interview. Yet, most people don’t know the various groups within the transgender community; there are... Read more »

Do you have a cross-dressing husband?

Do you have a cross-dressing husband?
Do you have a cross-dressing husband? You will probably say, no, of course not, but are you sure? Most wives are not even aware that their husband is a cross-dresser, until many years into their marriage. This big secret their husband has been hiding is buried deeply, until one day they feel compelled to tell their... Read more »
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