This was originally written for December 20, 2011, but never published. See the original post with the circumstances of her arrest, here: http://manicsquirrel.com/2011/11/15/topless-transsexual-served-23-days-in-jail/ . She entered an Alford plea to […]

Renee Richards

1977 was a big year in LGBT history: the Log Cabin Republicans were established, Arkansas reinstated its sodomy law, Anita Bryant was the scourge of LGBT equality and she received […]

Robbery and Kidnapping of Jaime

*This is a story about Jaime Combs. During the events presented Jaime had not yet transitioned from male. However, because of my personal bias, I will refer to Jaime in […]

Stop the Tucking

I honestly don’t what kids are calling it these days. It used to be SRS, sex reassignment surgery, and now it’s either GRS, gender reassignment surgery, or GCS, gender confirmation […]

Williamson Medical Center

I’d like to share a negative experience I had in your hospital emergency room on October 8, 2015. Enough time has passed that I’m no longer angry about it, just […]

last goodbye

Many are not aware of the extreme loss that transgender people face when deciding to transition. I lost my home, my wife of nine years, my dogs, all of my […]

17 Years Later

Things were bad. On July 2nd, 1999, the day after my birthday, the depression started hitting me harder and harder. At the time, I was 215 lbs. As the days […]

Carla's Mental Health

I’m not perfect. I have issues. These issues are a constant impediment to my life. quantity and quantity of sleep constant drowsiness during the day and wakefulness at night debilitating procrastination […]

Highway Flasher

It was sometime early 1992, I was working in Little Rock, Arkansas near the river at a little electronic printing company, Electronic Imaging Services. I worked the late shift, by […]