Stepping Into the Future: Guest post by John Oeffinger
April 5, 2018 at 5:07 pm
Texas is home to an estimated 140,000 transgender Texans including an estimated 13,800 youth. Transgender people reside across our state—in urban, rural, and suburban areas, not just in one or two large cities. And experts tell us that many of them experience significant barriers to medical care.
People wonder why I would raise a transgender child in Texas, but I couldn’t do it anywhere else
March 30, 2018 at 2:30 pm
My daughter, Libby, loves her birthday. Starting the day after her birthday, she begins the countdown to her next birthday, drawing up lists of all potential plans for celebrating. This girl loves to celebrate with her friends, and this year we kicked it off with a tea party at the American Girl store with Libby's sister and her very best friends from preschool. And none of them cared in the least that the birthday girl is transgender.
Podcast from SXSW: TransVisible in Texas: Develop A Media Campaign
March 15, 2018 at 9:25 am
Sharing personal, compelling stories can be useful tools for advocacy and social change. We will provide an overview of strategies to identify compelling personal stories, recruit storytellers, and train spokespeople. We will share resources, provide examples on how to build a grassroots storytelling project, and discuss methods on how to distribute stories compassionately and ethically.