This song reminds me of my halcyon days of bloodlust now gone. At the time it fit my darling Fairy Godfather Drag Queens to a tee, it still does, but it also seems to have become a representation of my genderqueer orientation. ONE OF THE BOYS From the Broadway Musical “Woman Of The Year” (1981)Continue reading “ONE OF THE BOYS”

Why on some days I hate my body – or my Genderqueer life

It’s not a secret that my knees are painful, constantly. The pain amount varies from day to day. Sometimes my ankles and wrists and fingers will join in on the fun. But this isn’t about my arthritis. This post is about something that is often taboo and yet at the same time constantly talked about.Continue reading “Why on some days I hate my body – or my Genderqueer life”

“I am who I am, I am my own special creation.”

It’s been a while since I played that song. The version from the La Cage Aux Folles soundtrack that sits in my iTunes, it’s been a while since I’ve heard it at all, and yet it’s been in my head all day.  I suspect that spending a good two hours watching Laverne Cox talk aboutContinue reading ““I am who I am, I am my own special creation.””

Gender Identity should not be that hard to understand

I am sick of having to explain that I am neither male nor female.  That I am Genderqueer/Genderfluid/Gender non-conforming/Trans* (Transgender is the umbrella under which non-traditional gender identities fall, as is Trans*, it doesn’t just refer to Transsexuals).  I am sick of going round and round in circles with people because of the way languageContinue reading “Gender Identity should not be that hard to understand”