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David Bowie’s Magic Mask

Dabiv Bowie Invisible Magic Mask

“This is how you can feel brave in the world.” By Cassie Brighter I ran into this story about David Bowie. While I’m a big fan of authenticity and not wearing masks, I found this story to be charming, and its message empowering. Anyway, read on – and you...

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Choosing a New Name

Choosing a new transgender name

Names are funny little things. A name is a single word that represents an entire individual. From nothing more than a person’s first name you can make a whole host of assumptions, many of which will be true, and many will be false. You can deduce gender, ethnicity, social...

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Coming Out Trans To Your Children

Coming out transgender to your kids

A trans mom shares insights on coming out to one’s kids by Cassie Brighter I just recorded a video with my recollections from my process of coming out to my kids — and our journey together through my evolution from “Dad” to “Mom.” I figured I’d post a recap...

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Why This Sudden Trans-Kids Trend?

Are transgender children a trend?

Where are all these trans kids coming from? Some people are skeptical of this “new trend” of kids coming out as trans & non-binary at an early age. Why are there suddenly so many? I’ll tell you why. Because they’re less afraid of you people. I suspected, at nine....

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