18. A Comfortable Teaching Situation

Discussing Trans Issues in a Business Ethics Course In a previous post I discussed my coming-out experiences with my classes on the first day of the Spring 2012 semester. In my business ethics course, a weekly three-hour night class, I decided to spend one week on gender equity issues (where we watched most of Miss 

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14. Looking Over My Shoulder

My First Experience Walking Home in the Dark Norah Vincent wrote an interesting book called Self-Made Man: One Woman’s Journey into Manhood and Back Again. It’s about a reporter’s experience taking on the gender role (and presentation) of a male in order to go deep “under cover,” as it were, to learn about male gender 

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13. Deciding to Transition

What if I…? What if they…? This post is about part of my thought process in deciding to transition. My primary worry in choosing to go ahead with transitioning has always been employment. Trans people are historically drastically unemployed or underemployed, and experience horrible workplace discrimination and harassment. Now, I think that I’m pretty good 

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