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GLAAD Media Resources

GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where … Continue reading

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2016-04-26 HuffPost – Ellen Show

2016-04-26 Huffington Post – Ellen_Celebrates_First_Transgender Print

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2015.01.18   Pull your oversized sweatshirt down over your hips. But big pants and sag them down low. Wear a couple sports bras. Or a binder that lifts your spirits… but crushes your ribs. Don’t speak because they’ll hear the … Continue reading

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Amherst took great care of me!  Also honored to meet one of my inspirations.

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Boston JCC: The Future of Gender

Honored to speak December 5th, 2016 at the Boston JCC on the Future of Gender panel. Moderating the conversation was Idit Klein, Executive Director of Keshet, a national organization that works for full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life. Panelists included me and: … Continue reading

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May 2016 Thoughts – Thank you

Hello! Welcome to my blog 🙂 I hope you find what you’re looking for or, if not, that you learn a little something. If you have questions, visit my Contact Me page! More importantly, thank you so much to everyone … Continue reading

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Massachusetts State Senate

A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure and honor of speaking at the MA State Senate in favor of the Transgender Anti-Discrimination bill which was just passed this afternoon! US Attorney General Loretta Lynch also announced tonight that the … Continue reading

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Did I used to bind? If so, with what kind of binder? What company? Yes, I used to bind. I initially bought an Underworks binder which I wore for less than a week because not only did it not make … Continue reading

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Top Surgery

Who did my top surgery? Where? I got surgery with Dr. Charles Garramone in Davie, FL (right outside of Ft. Lauderdale in South Florida.) Do I recommend the surgeon I went to? How was the staff and the experience? Dr. … Continue reading

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Dear Mom: A Letter Before Surgery

2015.03.07 Take a look at the video of the poem!  Dear mom. I know that a lot has been going on. I just got out of rehab, I ‘m asking you to call me your son, and I want … Continue reading

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