Trans People! Know Your Rhode Island Rights!!!
Recently, the school I attended for junior high and high school has been brought to the forefront of Rhode Island and trans news. Current readers of my blog should already know I am a transman, but if you’re new, it’s nice to meet you!!
I came out several years ago and began physically transitioning last year. Over time, through research and dialogue, I have learned of different rights I have as a trans person. These are not all general knowledge. I have personally been told incorrect information and in the past have been afraid to enter some restrooms because I was ill-informed. I have researched my rights and listed links backing that research and findings. While I am not a lawyer and this does not constitute legal advice, if you experience a problem related to any of these statements, you should contact your lawyer.
Pre-Holiday Greetings to everyone! I have been a busy guy lately… Working, helping family, setting up Christmas stuff last minute, hosting Fake Christmas, making my husband gifts, and packing for a seven day trip to Pennsylvania—the state where he’s from! But, whenever I had free time last week, I ruminated and compiled facts here and there in preparation for this post—featuring seven new, somewhat fun, somewhat inane, and somewhat personal facts about myself for your perusal! I was nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award by Matt-in-the-Hat, and have been really giving this a good go. Thank you for challenging me again, and making me really think.
Maxine Wore Black is the most gripping book I have read in a long time. I had a hard time putting it down, and even after I updated my progress I would usually sneak in at least one more chapter.
I want to begin by saying that this was a difficult book for me to read. Knowing that someone lived through many of the things that the main character, Elliott, did made me quite uneasy. I went through periods of depression and would have to stop reading for awhile. I found the account to be at times harrowing, and even triggering, in some cases. Continue reading