At birth, everyone is assigned a sex and with that, comes their gender, a range of characteristics between masculinity and femininity as determined by a society. Depending on whose defining those characteristics, “biological” – or physician assigned – sex such as male and female may be included in that definition. Imagine if you can being […]
How I learned that DXM is not just for coughs.
Author Lorelei C. Galaxy: Trans babe from Neptune who’s hair color changes every month. I love art of ALL kinds. Follow me on Twitter and Facebook as Lorelei Casey In my debut post, I’ve decided that I want to talk about is consciousness, art, and drugs…possibly not in that order and although you may not […]
How I'm not dating Ryan Gossling and why Uber Drivers are the smartest humans on Earth.
I recently went out with a couple of my girlfriends on a Thursday night. It was happy hour someplace – well, everyplace downtown – so we decided to get all dressed up and find someplace to go. They’ve been going through a dry spell lately while I seem to have hit the equivalent of a […]
Houston Texas says "No" to equality protection for minority groups.
“I feel disheartened and disappointed,” Trans-activist and creator of the #WeJustNeedToPee campaign said to PlanetTransgender about the defeat of Proposition 1 this morning, “but at the same time, more determined than ever. I do believe that justice will prevail, and that we have to stand our ground on this and all issues dealing with equality. […]
On Friday October 30th, 2015, Claire-Channel Media acquired Minnesota Equality Press which will now become a wholly owned subsidiary of CCM. The Minnesota Equality Press, a small distributed offline paper will cease operation immediately and will launch later this year as an online publication focusing on Minnesota queer politics and social issues. Minnesota Equality Press […]
Originally published on Gay-Themed-Films 11/02/15
The most remarkable thing about Tangerine isn’t the fact that the two lead characters are transgender –although that in itself is a casting win; but what impressed me most was that the entire movie was filmed on a couple of tricked out iPhones. Adapted from a script by the director Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch, […]
30 years in the making, mastermind George Miller has released another film in the Mad Max series called Fury Road. Avoiding cliches like ‘high-octane adventure,’ ‘piston pounding action,’ and ‘fuel injected testosterone thrill ride,’ Mad Max did not disappoint and was well worth the wait.
Originally Published on CNNi 05/12/15 A reboot of Mad Max: The Road Warrior, the movie starts out with a small narrative of what has brought on the post-apocalyptic nightmare that civilization has wrought. Back is the MFP V8 interceptor that was destroyed during Road Warrior, but its appearance is short lived as once again, the […]
Originally Published on CNNi 02/15/15
A new micro-brew is about to hit East St. Paul Minnesota in early 2015 named Sidhe [Gaelic for ‘fairy’, pronounced ‘shee’, refers to the pronoun ‘she’] Brewing Company whose slogan is “Brewed by Women, Loved by All.” Located at 990 Payne Ave in St. Paul, construction is finishing up on this 2300 square foot brewing […]
Originally published on Gay Essentials 11/2/15
In December of 2013, after devastating decades of gender dysphoria, shame and a bout in reparative therapy, I found myself sitting in my gender therapist’s office for the very first time since my thirties. I walked out of our session – only an hour long – with a diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria and a recommendation. […]
This last weekend, I went to something called “My First Bra Party.” It’s exactly as what it sounds like, it’s a bunch of girls getting drunk and having fun – oh, did I mention that you bring the first bra that you ever owned to show off? Did I also mention that if you are […]