Branding a Soldier With ‘Personality Disorder’
Darren Hauck for The New York Times
The military says Capt. Susan Carlson, 55, has a “personality disorder,” a diagnosis she is disputing. “It’s a bad label,” she said.
By JAMES DAO
Published: February 24, 2012…Read More
It seems to me that the transgendered community is under represented... When I read the news about who is being prosecuted for crimes against young people, it's always the usual suspects... Teachers, coaches, clergy, police, politicians.
But, then again, we're often considered unqualified... Apparently, we don't have what it takes.
I've heard a lot of comments about how transgendered women are treated by religious organizations and people. So I rooted around to find out the basis for that treatment. And, it turns out to be a couple of passages from the Bible. So, it seems as though it's time to sort some things out.
As far as I can tell, some religious folk hang their hats on Deuteronomy 22:5 and Matthew 19:11-12 as the…Read More
I just came across a new survey which was conducted by the Transgendered American Veterans Association (TAVA).
I have requested permission from TAVA to broadcast the survey, but haven't received any word back as yet. However, you can download a copy if you want.You can do a Google search to find them.
This survey looks to be a first class piece of primary research and is worthy of your time. The survey specifically deals with the experience of transgendered vets with…Read More