Showing posts with the label trans youth

Transgender Teen Fiction Themes

From USA Today: In May, Meredith Russo’s literary debut arrived in the world, one of countless first novels published every year in search of readers. But Russo’s  If I Was Your Girl    — the story of a transgender teenage girl named Amanda who is in love with a boy named Grant — had deep personal resonance. “I wanted to write the story I needed myself” as a teenager, says Russo, 29, a trans woman in Chattanooga, Tenn. , who remembers growing up with only negative cultural messages about trans people .  “I wanted to create a power fantasy for trans kids.” There are many more titles, follow the link for more.

Cyrsti's Condo "Sunday Edition"

Ker Plunk! The Mother's Day edition has hit your virtual front porch! It's a beautiful warm Sunday here in Southwestern Ohio but I know approximate 50 tornadoes hit the center of the country yesterday-so I pass along good vibes and safety to all of you! Let's get started! Phote:Jay Dunn Page One: The Week that Was-or Wasn't: Once again we went on the transgender roller coaster ride with trans youth. Tragically, yet another transgender young woman was bullied into committing suicide while Angie Esteban  became Salinas High's (California) first transgender student to be crowned prom queen. Even though we keep taking the step forward and then a step backwards- the one constant is, we are not going away. Page Two: Mama's Day.-  Here we are again, it's Mother's Day and as my Mom always said "Life is like a roll of toilet paper-the closer you come to the end-the faster it goes."  Very simply, we all have a very special link to our Moth