IntraSpectrum Counseling applauds Chicago House for the development of the TransLife Project. According to Chicago House, “The mission of the new TransLife Project is to provide a trans-specific employment support program, fixed and scattered site housing for transgender persons, and…
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“I was just doing my thing at my locker when one of a group of girls looked at me and said, ‘You’re a dyke.’ I looked back at her and smiled and said, ‘you say that like it’s a bad…
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One common struggle couples face relates to negotiating the sometimes seemingly opposing needs for closeness and for independence. Healthy functioning in a couple necessarily involves having one’s own interests, goals and friends as well as having interests, goals, and friends…
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National Coming Out Day, which takes place every year on October 11th, is the continuation of a 25-year tradition of celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) experience of coming out, as well as a platform for…
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“Transsexualism is about life” (Green, 89). Unfortunately, the few images of transsexual people in contemporary society rely heavily on negative stereotypes that inaccurately depict transpeople. For example, as I mentioned when blogging about Queer (In)Justice, transpeople are frequently depicted as…
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