Archive for February 2013

Illinois House Committee Votes 6-5 in Favor of Marriage Equality

Illinois House Committee Votes 6-5 in Favor of Marriage Equality
Will Illinois become the next state in America to have true marriage equality?  Tonight the Illinois House voted in committee whether or not to send SB10 Marriage Fairness Act to the floor for a full vote.  In a 6-5 vote, the bill moves out of committee and to a full vote in the house. If... Read more »

A Voice from Inside Depression

A Voice from Inside Depression
It’s not being in a ‘funk’.  It’s not just being ‘moody’.  It’s depression and it is real!   According to the Centers for Disease Control – One out 10 Americans report suffering from some degree of depression.  I am one of them. I have dealt with depression, in some degree or another, on and off for... Read more »

End Discrimination - a Letter to the President of the United States

It is no secret that I have been somewhat critical of the lack of attention the government has given to work place discrimination and the lack of progress on The Employment Non-Discrimination Act.  I believe that it is not only our right to question our leaders, the people we hire to represent us, but it... Read more »
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A Close Encounter of the Gorilla Kind

A Close Encounter of the Gorilla Kind
What are three words that define a huge portion of my life?  I Love Animals!  For seven years, high school through college, I worked as a veterinary technician and had the pleasure to handle and work with everything from dogs and cats, rodents, reptiles and raptures.  I count it a blessing the gift God has... Read more »

Breaking News; Marriage Equality in Illinois Moves Forward

In a 9 to 5 vote, Marriage equality in Illinois took one step forward today.  Senate Bill 10, the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, came to a vote in the Illinois Executive Committee in Springfield. This bill introduced to the Illinois Senate by Chicago Democrat Heather Steans, gives the right for same sex couples to have... Read more »

The Best Greeting Card I ever got.

Hallmark. Carlton. Day Spring. And countless more greeting card companies make millions of dollars by playing on the emotions and sentimentality of people around the world.  There is a greeting card for nearly every major life event imaginable.  Weddings. Births. Deaths. Divorce. Baptism. Confirmation. And on and on and on. For many they walk into... 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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