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Damn! I'm Old!

In this day and age when more than a few transgender women want to throw the "I am more trans than you card" and many of my most asked questions pertain to when did I know I was gender dysphoric , this newspaper article pretty much says it all: (kind of-or at least a starting point)  ( (Originally published by the Daily News on December 1, 1952. This story was written by Ben White.) At that time, I was approximately three. Of course my reading skills at that age were less than stellar, so I can't tell you I went out and read my parents newspaper about the story. What I can tell you is, not so many years later I did hear of the Christine Jorgensen story and was fascinated. So, I guess my trans pedigree is blurred. I can't say the first time I read the Jorgensen story at the age of three I knew I was transgender or transsexual or any other of the words which had not even been invented yet. So i guess I am not trans enough for most. Blah, blah, blah. On the othe

Ready or Not

The event we transgender women and men have been waiting for (one way or another) happens tonight (Friday EST). ABC. Bruce Jenner and Diane Sawyer sit down for a "chat" and as predicted, it is a circus. As reported in this New York Daily News story. "The Bruce Jenner interview is becoming the social event of the season. And New Yorkers are staying home on Friday night to tune in  to Diane Sawyer’s two-hour “20/20” special with the Olympic legend. “Of course I am going to watch it. I am anticipating it myself, "Kim Kardashian's bestie  Jonathan Cheban  tells the Daily News. “I think I’d be the only one in the world not watching it.” Many are marking Jenner’s reported big reveal — that he’s transitioning into a woman — with festive viewing parties to celebrate his journey. “It’s gonna be huge! It’s definitely one of those things to do with a group of friends, like having an Oscar showing,” says Mary Twiss, 24, who is hosting seven friends in her Gram