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Month: September 2017

My Transgender Trigger

The date was June 9, 1953.  It was a Tuesday and the city was Spokane, Washington; the hospital Deaconness.  Donna Broyles gave birth to her second son on this date and in this place.  While Mom and Dad, Donna and […]

Laughing At Myself

Was the story, the secret he shared, true?  Or false?  I simply will never know.  However upon hearing the story, the response expected of me was laughter and amusement.    My life had just changed.   I had in some […]

The Life I Want To Have

As a 64 year old male of 64 years of age, my life expectancy according to one acturial table I found is just over eighteen years.  The most likely cause of death would be cancer.  For the most part I […]

“Please Don’t Call Me Sir.”

Over the course of a week, I often will interact with clerks at the store or counter help at McDonalds or even casual strangers and they will address me as ‘Sir.’  Thank you sir.  You are welcome sir.  How can […]

My Transgender Life — My First Outing

In early 1991, I moved back to Spokane after almost five years in Dallas,  In many respects those five years had been the most stable years of my adult life.  I had been living in a two-room apartment in North […]

My Transgender Life — A Homeless Life

When did the lunacy begin?  When did the class president of his high school junior class, a student who came within a few votes of being President of the Rosaila High School ASB, someone who represented his school at Boy’s […]