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Visibility is power

Visibility is power

I’m not here for people who are against Caitlyn Jenner’s transition and coming out, for whatever reason. I am here for the people who care that the publicity surrounding her have drawn attention to trans* people, locally and internationally. For those who don’t know, Caitlyn announced her transition and new name in an interview with Diane … Continue reading

We’re all sex workers, aren’t we?

“I have sex, just like you.  I just have it for money.  You don’t do that?  Really?  So how did you get that Blackberry?  That fancy car?  Or that fancy dinner I heard you talking about last night?” This is an imaginary conversation that came out of a session that was held during a media … Continue reading

Don’t talk bout me so!

How would you feel if every time the media spoke about people in your community, they used words like “victims”, “contaminated” and “sufferers”?   Wouldn’t you then hesitate to tell people that you were part of that community, even if you knew that this could be potentially hazardous to those you come into contact with? … Continue reading