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Road to Listen To Your Mother: Not the Final Chapter

Road to Listen To Your Mother: Not the Final Chapter
It’s been over a week since I and 14 other women commanded the microphone, bringing to the stage our intensely personal and emotional stories of motherhood.  For days after the Listen To Your Mother show, my emotions were nothing but raw.  Tears would form at the slightest mention or thought of the experiences of that... Read more »

The Men and Women of Chicago Fire Department

The Men and Women of Chicago Fire Department
I have to say that the Chicago Fire Department is one of the best departments I know of. Being a former firefighter myself and currently an occasional professional photographer, any time I hear sirens my heart starts to beat just a bit faster.  I miss the days of working the engine or the truck and... Read more »

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance
Since 1999, November 20th is set aside as Transgender Day of Remembrance.  It is a day where we stop and remember the transgender individuals from around the world that lost their lives to violence.  The first TDOR was held in San Francisco to remember the life of Rita Hester who was murdered on November 28th... 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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