Author Archives: lesliemichelle44

If Dogs Could Talk

This past fall, my partner, Katie, fulfilled a promise she made a couple of years ago when we lived in a townhouse. She said, one day, we are going to have a house together – with a yard, and we … Continue reading

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Not About Protecting Children – Here’s Proof:

The now tired argument from Republican members of various state legislators, right wing Christian nut jobs and internet trolls is that Transgender women should be banned from using the ladies room – to protect women, and children. The hypocrisy if … Continue reading

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Lives In The Balance

One of the major issues Transgender people face is access to healthcare. Time and again I hear the stories of doctors who are disrespectful or flat out decline to treat a patient because they are Transgender. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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A Quiet Victory

I haven’t posted here in a while -for various reasons. I am now in a place where I feel comfortable resuming this blog – there is so much to share. I read all of your comments and cherish them. (I … Continue reading

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DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS

I decided to poke some fun at a sacred cow. The song “Deep In The Heart Of Texas” is played at sporting events and all kinds of other places around the Lone Star State. As such, I think the anti-litter … Continue reading

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BORN FREE

I’m not sure what my parents really thought of me as a child. I was different. “Sensitive” was a word that was often used. I sometimes wonder if they thought I was gay – when I started dating, they seemed … Continue reading

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Dear Mom,

Dear Mom, First of all, I want to tell you how much I miss you and love you. You have been gone now for 22 years and when you passed away you left a hole that can never be filled. … Continue reading

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