When she finished her short dissertation, I finally felt inside that I had had enough. Between the "red flagging" of my estrogen because I was seen as male and between the list of warnings and the list of conditions for which estrogen might be indicated, none of which included a person who might be transgender, I had had enough.
Christen needed new estrogen patches. The old ones would not stick on properly. When she went up to the counter, in boy mode, she got a rather long dissertation on the negative effects of estrogen on woman. There was no mention of trans-woman. Christen decided to educate the woman at the counter. Go to, The Concept of Transgender: Making it Stick, to read about the happy ending to Christen's day.
Better Read than Dead - I received the following e-mail from a reader: *When you're out** as a woman and someone "reads" you or you run into any kind of trouble, how do you handl...
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