transgender rights Tag

The Election of 2016: Not Letting Fear Win

I was standing in line at an Einstein Bagels this morning and felt a wave of emotion come over me that eventually led to a little bit of public crying. I tried to figure out what it was, it was hard to place at first. The moment...

Preparation for What Might Lie Ahead Begins NOW

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 I woke up today feeling like it's time to begin my training for what is to be a long marathon. It might be one that lasts my entire life, or at the very least for the next few years. I want to be...

Every Trans Person’s Right to Gender Confirmation Surgery

Although it's been several years that I've been providing gender therapy for transgender folks, I've noticed a surge over the past few months of my trans clients who are bringing up their very serious intention to have Gender Confirmation Surgery (GCS). My theory is that,...

The Transgender Right to Equal Access to Public Restrooms

As a therapist I’m able to balance being compassionate yet maintain neutrality with my clients. But when I hear stories about how my transgender clients struggle to be able to use public restrooms and restrooms at their places of work, I'm unable to remain unaffected...