Tag Archives: lgbtq

Giving Blood While Trans

EDIT: The experience I describe below was at an Indiana Blood Center blood mobile. See my update at the end of this article on the Red Cross rules for blood donation, which are MUCH more favorable for trans people. Of … Continue reading

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June 2016: Being the T in the LGBT Family Comes With A Price

A lot has happened in the past week. I’ve had incredible highs; I’ve felt like a part of something much bigger than myself. And with that feeling of belonging comes a terrible price. Last Wednesday, I had the great honor … Continue reading

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Transgender Hoosiers Are Not Second Class: An Open Letter to the Indiana Legislature

To Mike Pence and the Indiana Legislature: I am a transgender Hoosier, and I am afraid. I am writing to you for your help. I was born in Anderson in 1968, I went to high school in Lafayette, I graduated … Continue reading

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