MCQ’s Soapbox: Fetishism, Eroticism or Transphobia?

For many years I have considered myself to be different. It has taken a long time to accept the person I have grown up to be. Lately, I have been noticing a number of twitter posts and even direct messages telling me to stop fantasizing the world I have come to love and respect. Being labeled Transphobic is absurd… especially when I consider myself to be transgendered. I know there are those who look at the LGBTQ community and transgender people in particular and associate them in a very negative…

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Reflection to Inspiration

I’ve been away for a while and felt I needed to explain why. The last couple of months… I could have really done without. I lost two members of my family within a matter of weeks. Losing a parent and a true friend put me into a place where I truly felt alone. Not lonely… really alone. I had been working on a new book and it was coming along nicely, then my world fell apart and I couldn’t think straight, much less find the inspiration or motivation to write.…

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The Fear and Anticipation of that first Outing

This holiday season, I am reminded of the emotional roller coaster we all go through. The anticipation and excitement are also combined with levels of fear and depression… and for those of use who are “different,” the fear and depression are overwhelming. I found my earlier days filled with isolated joy because I made it a point to avoid everyone during what should be a joyous occasion. While I learned from those experiences, the feelings I have from them continue to remain. Those who know me well know I am…

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#StopTheIgnorance – Transgender does not equal Drag Queen

I’ve been neglecting my web site for a while and I am sorry about that… Busy time this holiday season, but this time of the year tends to bring out more of the depression in people one emotion also tends to bring out other emotions and opinions – even those people want to try and keep hidden. I keep tabs on Twitter and Facebook and other sites to stay informed and I always seem to find ignorance – especially about the transgender community.  You notice I said the transgender community…

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