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Christine Beatty, transsexual writer, programmer and lead singer of the rock and roll band Glamazon

Aleshia Brevard, author of "The Woman I Was Not Born To Be: A Transsexual Journey"

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00:00 Introduction
13:00 Question of the Week
Question: " You have said many times when asked about employment that you told your employer that you would withdraw rather than hurt the bottom line. What about people like myself who cannot afford to transition without their current position. If I were to depart my present company my transition would most likely be brought to a halt. I suspect many transpeople are in the same sort of catch 22 position. What is your advice for people who face financial disaster by losing their job and mental anguish at the thought of stopping their transition? " (from: Pam)
22:52 Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News
37:02 Christine Beatty is a California native, U.S. Air Force veteran and a transsexual. She tells us the story of how she found herself, following a failed marriage, doing prostitution and drugs in San Francsico. She fought her way back to health over many years, and has now been employed as a computer programmer for over ten years while finally living out her dreams. She is an author, a freelance writer and the lead singer/songwriter of Los Angeles rock group Glamazon. Besides her book of short stories and poetry, "Misery Loves Company", her writing has been seen in Spectator, TransSisters, Beyond Definition and Herotica 4, among other books and periodicals.
Find more about Christine Beatty at
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64:35 Special Message
65:43 Boston area (and national) announcements
69:00 Aleshia Brevard, author of the autobiography "The Woman I Was Not Born To Be: A Transsexual Journey". Alicia was one of the first transsexuals to receive "Sex Change Surgery" in this country back in 1962, and she tells her truly remarkable story with grace, charm, and the wisdom of her current perspective.
Read the Village Voice review of this book.
88:20 End
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