transgender

Can you imagine a world where Wendy Carlos was murdered for being trans? Electronic music would still be in a lab as a curiosity. There would be a different soundtrack […]

I read a post where a trans person was confronted with the assertion that being transgender was a choice just like getting a tattoo is a choice. Mama Carla says […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My name is Carla Lewis. Now if you live outside of the Knoxville and Maryville area, you probably don’t recognize my name. That’s where I lived from 2000-2014. During that […]

Hernias

I had just turned nine years old and was at the beginning of my summer break in 1980. Back then, having a nice golden tan was still en vogue. After […]