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Scholastic Press Celebrates Trans Voices with GEORGE

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I read Alex Gino’s middle grade book GEORGE and was overcome with both sadness for the past and hope for the future. I still have the dog-eared copy of “Marvin K Redpost; is He a Girl?” that Ashlie stole from the … Continue reading

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Behind The Curtain (aka Marvin K Redpost IS A Girl!)

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In the early weeks of Alice’s transition, I experience a series of “Ah Ha!” moments and, in each instance, I stop whatever I’m doing and rush to her for confirmation. “The skinny jeans!” I shout into the phone from my … Continue reading

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Revelations; an excerpt

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  “We’ve been waiting for you.” Linda says ominously as she opens the door to her inner office and gestures for me to follow. It is February 2008 and Jordan has been in therapy with Linda for nine months, but … Continue reading

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The Trans-Man In My Pocket

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Alice has been be-bopping near the kitchen window for nearly an hour when William Carlos arrives. It is ten days after her revelation, the one in which she told us that she was in fact SHE. That same evening, I … Continue reading

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Crossing Over; Bringing Powerful Stories to The Screen

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Brenda, Francis and Abigail are three transgender immigrants who fled Mexico to start new lives in the city of Los Angeles. After suffering mental and physical abuse in their home country, the three women made their ways to the United … Continue reading

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