A wanted to share a quick article about a former student of mine and his first steps into pursuing transition. I taught him in my drumline, and suspected he was transgender for a couple of years. He excelled in the activity and I simply treated him as one of the guys. I'm really proud he is making the tough decisions in life with poise.
It has been a very long time since I have blogged, I've tried a few times but it always felt like so much had happen and gone by that documenting it all was just too daunting... I won't try. I really just need the cathartic release of getting my feelings written out and organized again, hopefully some things will resonate with others.
I am now finally coming out of a long span of perhaps the most severe depression of my life. At the worst of it I found myself contemplating…Read More