[Image: Birth certificate amendment laws by U.S. state and territory. Screenshot from the Movement Advancement Project.]
Today’s post on Medium continues my thoughts about documenting name and gender changes.
[Image: Screenshot from the California DMV identification card application. The text reads “What is your sex?” with the options of “Female”, “Male”, and “Nonbinary”, and explanatory text about changing gender categories.]
Today’s post on Medium is about non-binary gender options on identification documents.
[Image: Selfie of Pax with black hat, white tank top, and purple cape]
Today’s post on Medium, “Trans Heat Wave Diary“, is about surviving hot weather while suffering from gender dysphoria.
[Image: A marcher in the 2010 San Francisco Pride Parade wears a sign reading “I Love People Not Their Plumbing”.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Queer Attraction“, is about sexual orientation and attraction outside of the gender binary.
Please check out this video I made to promote my upcoming Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco concert, “OUT in the Streets” (May 31 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; get tickets here). Also features my other chorus, New Voices Bay Area, hosted by the Community Music Center specifically for transgender, intersex, and genderqueer singers. Detailed photo credits, transcript, and more info available on the LGCSF blog.
[Image: Pax Ahimsa Gethen header image]
Today’s post on Medium, “Deadnaming and Reclaiming“, is about the importance of honoring the chosen names of trans people.
[Image: Close-up of Pax’s eyes.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Eyeballs Have No Gender“, is about a recent medical issue I experienced, and the need for trans-affirming medical care.