Monthly Archives: January 2014

THE LAST TIME YOU SAW ME

For my friends and readers who know me only as Leslie, I love you all. This post is for my daughters…and those who knew me before. If you knew me before I transitioned, chances are unless you were really paying … Continue reading

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COURAGE: IT’S BEING SCARED TO DEATH AND DOING IT ANYWAY

I have battled fear my whole life. As you might imagine as a gender non-conforming person growing up in the 1960’s, I had a good deal to be afraid of. My coping mechanism to manage both my fear and my … Continue reading

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HOLLYWOOD STILL DOESN’T ‘GET’ US

Chances are, unless you happen to be part of the LGBT community, even more specifically, the transgender community, you are likely unaware of any controversy at all regarding the speech actor Jared Leto gave when accepting his Golden Globe. If … Continue reading

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MY DAUGHTER’S EYEBROWS

In past articles I have tip toed around my relationship with my youngest daughter. I am in the process of repairing and really re-defining it, but it won’t happen overnight. I love her dearly and wish I’d been able to … Continue reading

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BATTER UP?

I was chatting on-line with a friend in another part of Texas this morning. She is also a transgender woman (I mention that because it’s germane to the topic of this article and for no other reason) and she said … Continue reading

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YOU CAN HOLD MY HAND IF YOU WANT TO – For Andrea

I suppose I am just a hopeless romantic and lately, I am unapologetically so. I love romantic comedies and I cry at the drop of a hat. Little gestures melt my heart. I love flowers in all of their forms. … Continue reading

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WHO STOPPED THE MUSIC?

Something changed today…I can’t put my finger on exactly what it is but something is different. I did something today that I haven’t been able to do for 10 months. I listened to music!! There has a giant gaping hole … Continue reading

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