What does a Trump White House mean for the Transgender Community

What does a Trump White House mean for the Transgender Community
The last few days have been probably the most terrifying hours the transgender community has experienced. It would rank right up there with coming out to family and friends, or it could be the most terrifying thing many of us have ever had to face. The idea of a Trump White House scares me beyond... Read more »

Using Donald Trump as an example of how not to raise our kids as racists

Before I was even two years old I found myself in a crib in the nursery ward of a hospital in the Bay Area of San Francisco. The memories of that visit are only flashes but they are as clear and concrete as though they were just yesterday. I remember the smell. I remember the... Read more »

My way back to God

We all have a story. These stories are as unique as the person who has lived it. For those who are Christ Followers, the story of our lives can take on a whole new and sometimes rocky depth finding our way back to God. Over the past couple weeks, Community Christian Church, the church I... Read more »
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I'm celebrating two milestones that changed my life

Milestones. We all experience them. Some are small reminders of an event and some are huge monuments to changes in our lives. In the more positive moments of my life, I have learned to look for those milestones to ward off the negative issues that can envelope me. When it comes to milestones, this week... Read more »

Shane Johnson to Lora Johnson: SciFi and Christian author comes out as transgender

Shane Johnson to Lora Johnson: SciFi and Christian author comes out as transgender
By all outward appearances, Shane Johnson had found a life of which many would be jealous. On top of being a husband and father, Johnson was an author in both the SciFi and Christian genres, appeared at SciFi conventions and had been nominated and won awards in the literary world. Johnson had become a recognized... Read more »

Thank you, Muhammad Ali, for inspiring us to fight no matter the battle

Thank you, Muhammad Ali, for inspiring us to fight no matter the battle
It is in the wee hours of the morning and I sit here on the edge of my bed pondering the life of a man who was a beacon of hope and strength for men and women around the world. With tears filling my eyes and a sadness on my heart that I take in... Read more »
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The ongoing genocide of the transgender community

The ongoing genocide of the transgender community
Genocide is not exactly a word on the lips of most people these days. In fact, it is a topic often ignored or pushed aside unless someone has a personal interest or connection to the atrocities. But as much as we want to think it doesn’t happen in the modern age, we can no longer... Read more »

Transgender Day of Visibility - One life lived authentically truly does create change

Transgender Day of Visibility - One life lived authentically truly does create change
Since 2009, March 31st, International Transgender Day of Visibility, has been a special day for the transgender community. It has been a day of celebration, empowerment and education. It has been a day to show the world what being transgender really is and what being transgender looks like. In some small way, I have taken... Read more »

120 Influential Twitter accounts to contact to help support Transgender Day of Visibility

120 Influential Twitter accounts to contact to help support Transgender Day of Visibility
International Transgender Day of Visibility is less than two weeks away. In an effort to spread the word, a list of over 120 influential Twitter accounts has been compiled for one special purpose. It is our hope to use the social media platform to reach out and garner support for the transgender community. The age... Read more »
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Be an Ally on Transgender Day of Visibility

Be an Ally on Transgender Day of Visibility
For the past six years, March 31st has been set aside by the transgender community to celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility. Until 2009, the only day that was a transgender-centered holiday was the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to remember and mourn those in the trans community who we lost due to hate crimes.... Read more »
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    Meggan Sommerville is a Christian transgender woman with a heart for educating others about the transgender community and her faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ. Her career life has taken her on a variety of adventures, from being a veterinary technician in the Western burbs of Chicago to being an EMT/Paramedic, EMS instructor, and a paid on call firefighter for Bolingbrook , Illinois. Since 1998, she has been the frame shop manager for a national craft retailer. You can contact Meggan via email at Transgirlatcross@aol.com or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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