Category Archives: Lifestyle

Caste – The System That Divides The Trans Community

Today, I’m writing about something disturbing that many of us see regularly within the transgender community but no one seems to know how to fix. In order to fix it, we first need to identify what it is. After a...

A Closet Full of Anger

We as human beings are capable of a wide range of emotions and emotional responses to the things that occur around us. Some are healthy some are not. Would you like to hear a story? Once upon a time, I...

Exposing the Trans Community’s Achilles Heel

After all of the suffering we’ve experienced over the years, the transgender community seems to finally be on a path to new levels of acceptance and legitimacy in today’s society. Considering all of the positive exposure transgenderism is receiving with...

Neon Trees Music Video Highlights Same-Sex Relationship

Tyler Glenn, lead signer of Neon Trees is making a very public statement in the band’s video “Songs I Can’t Listen To” by recruiting LGBTQI activist, writer and director Dustin Lance Black to play the part of his partner for...

September is National Consent Month!

National Consent Month is sponsored by the National Coalition of Sexual Freedom (NCSF) and APEX. According to the ConsentMonth.com website, National Consent Month is all about embracing the freedom of expression achieved when informed consent is present. The website is...

Is It Okay for Men to Be Feminine?

This affirming video posted by writer Justin Dennis explores the idea that presentation in terms of gender presentation is solely the choice of the individual. Justin writes, ‘Yes, it’s totally okay for men to be feminine. If you’re a man...

Bi Men and Femininity: When Sexuality and Gender Expression Collide

By Eliel Cruz | From Slate.com “…I’m bisexual, and though I’ve never once identified as gay (not even when I came out as a teenager 10 years ago), that label is an assumption I face regularly—especially from those who’ve known...

Freeing Oneself

Even in Western culture, which proclaims freedom to be the highest of the high on the list of perks that make our country great, our society quietly dictates how we should present ourselves as individuals at every turn. We are...

6 Ways to Stand Up to Toxic Media Messages and Love Yourself as a Trans Person

EverydayFeminism.com’s Sam Dylan Finch posted a great article regarding how to deal with negative media messages about people who identify as being transgender and how to cope with all that. This is real-life, usable advise to help individuals start to...

A Naked Notion ‘BDSM 101’ Video Comes Under Fire In Social Media

A Naked Notion Youtube video series featuring Laci Green has been prepared with the support of Planned Parenthood and is intended to spur a discussion between young people and the adults in their lives regarding varying types of relationships and...

NCSF February Membership Drive

The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom is fighting for your rights. Please support us by joining today! For the month of February, as Fifty Shades of Grey sweeps the nation, NCSF is holding a membership drive in honor of the...

Being Transgender in America – Larry King Now Interview

Larry King’s panel includes Glee’s Alex Newell, Glaad.org’s Nick Adams and AOL’s ‘True Trans’ host Laura Jane Grace. The guests discuss with Larry what needs to be done to ensure a better quality of life for the transgender community. The...

Trouble In Transtopia: Murmurs Of Sex Change Regret

Everyone has regrets. Some of us have big regrets. Most everyone has some place to go to get help dealing with them. Except for, say, a guy who had sex-change surgery and now would like to have his penis back....

What is a slave? Is it me?

Originally published on 13 November, 2013. For many years when I was first exploring life as a submissive, I was always quick to tell people, “I’m submissive but not a slave.” In fact, that was my tagline online for a...