3 Qualities of Being an Ally

The idea of being an ally is alluring to most of us, right? We want to be helpful, respectful human beings. We want to show our support. We want to do the best we know how to do. And sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. The amount of information to know can seem Read More …

Making Openness an Intention for the New Year

One of the necessary components of changing our biases is the internal motivation to do so. Simply put: we have to want to change. To think differently. To behave differently. I know it sounds obvious, but in order for us to want to change, we also have to be aware that something needs to change. Read More …

Who’s Responsible for Educating Whom?

Last week I had two conversations with folks about the work that I do, and one thing that came up in both of those conversations is the question about who’s responsible for educating others about trans issues. The short and simple answer is this: NOT the trans person. Or the family of the trans person. Read More …