My Speech from the Rally For Transgender Rights at City Hall Plaza

Listen brothers sisters and siblings

How can I tell you.  As bad as you think things are, they are worse. 

We are under attack … More My Speech from the Rally For Transgender Rights at City Hall Plaza

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A Winter Memory

This evening I went for a walk in the snow, at dusk into the darkening night. The world reducing to icy blue landscapes highlighted by grey shadows. Orange house light spilling onto drifting lawns. Wooded patches reducing in detail, fading into black. As I walked through the neighborhood, blowing sleet stinging my cheeks, icy wind … More A Winter Memory

Barstool Snapshot

Lorelei sat at the bar dreaming of past glories. Neil Young playing on the jukebox. Heart of Gold. Harmonica blending nicely with the chatter of bar life. She opened her ears to hear the crowd. Trying to let it all in. Distinguish voices, isolate conversations. All so she could feel connected. The Ramones playing. Sheena … More Barstool Snapshot

Preserving the Transgender Day of Remembrance: A memorial for our dead

Tonight I went to the Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial in Boston. The city where this sad tradition was started in honour of Rita Hester, a local transgender woman who was murdered in 1998. And honestly, I’m having kind of a hard time. TDoR is always difficult for me. Surprisingly, I haven’t cried yet. But … More Preserving the Transgender Day of Remembrance: A memorial for our dead

Tammy’s Twist – A Trans-Tastic Evening Of Comedy

Come on everybody! Let’s TWIST!!!   Hi there! It’s Lorelei, you know, the weird tall woman who writes a newspaper column called “Ask A Transwoman” and purports to be a bona-fide pageant queen. (It’s true! Honest! Miss Trans New England 2009!! W00t!!) The Transproviser her very-own self!! Anyway, the other thing I do, and did … More Tammy’s Twist – A Trans-Tastic Evening Of Comedy