The wonderful and terrible power of words: a personal journey

When we talk about words, it is nearly always in regard to words that are spoken, written, typed or signed in order to communicate with one another. What we don’t often talk about is the power of the unspoken words that we use to think and feel, whether or not we ever hear those words …

On rejecting tolerance—and acceptance, too

You may wonder why an organization like Transcend would dedicate our inaugural blog post to rejecting not only tolerance, but acceptance, as well. Some might wonder exactly what we’re up to if we’re not looking to generate more tolerance and acceptance for trans, non-binary and all gender-expansive people. That’s a fair question, and I’m guessing …