Reconciling Faith and Your Gender Identity: Living Authentically

The topic of faith and acceptance from God is something I know many people in the transgender and LGBTQ community struggle with.  I have struggled with my own journey of belief.  If you were raised as a strict, or devout in yours or your parents’ beliefs, questions of love and acceptance may arise.  You may be afraid of being unwanted...[ read more ]

Conquering Fear for my Transgender Loved One

  It can be scary So much has happened in the last week and since I wrote my last blog with hate in this nation. I am often asked by family members of the transgender community in Atlanta, GA, what do I do when I am in fear?  Many people right now are accepting of their loved one’s journey through...[ read more ]

The Transgender Community and Substance Use: Positive Coping Skills

transgender drinking

Escape Drugs and alcohol are the greatest escape they say. When you don't accept yourself or your body or gender, sometimes drinking or getting high is the quickest way to cope with those feelings. But, is it healthy and is it a valid way to relieve pain? Drinking and drugs are never the healthiest way to deal with pain. Honestly,...[ read more ]

I am transgender and grieving…

woman alone grieving

Is this really grief I feel? The stigma surrounding gender transitioning is so great that I as a cis gendered female can only begin to imagine. When your spouse or partner decide that they can not walk by your side throughout your transition, it can feel devastating, and it can feel like the one person that you wanted or expected...[ read more ]



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