Tag: Gender Dysphoria

Lifting Chelsea Manning up in my prayers

I have been staring at the computer for about 2 hours now trying to come up with my commentary on the Chelsea Manning story that has monopolized so much of main steam and social media today.  As many of you know, I lean heavily on the Holy Spirit to help with the words you read... Read more »

Help! There's a man in the ladies room!

Help! There's a man in the ladies room!
From a writer who shares her experiences in the work place who goes by The Working Poor and her blog  Grateful but Miserable at Work, found right here on ChicagoNow, is my second guest blogger for this month.  Her honesty is refreshing and I admire her willingness to come and ask some difficult questions she... Read more »

Transgender woman: A lifelong pictorial

Dec 23rd, 1969. What would a personal photo pictorial be without starting at the very beginning? I'm not even a few hours old and I have a camera in my face.  So when you look at this picture, what do you see? Boy? or Girl? or does it really matter?
For many transgender individuals, their past is something they want to forget.  We call it going stealth.  Once we transition;  we move, change jobs and not let others know who we were before the transition. For the last couple years, it has been very difficult for me to let others see my past.  Going stealth... Read more »

Being Transgender is not a Choice

I knew from the time I started writing blogs, I would be entering a stage where there would be some controversy.  The idea of being a Christian transgender person will fly in the face of many on both sides; the church and the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender community.  The word Christian can spark heated... 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 Meg.Sommerville@aol.com or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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