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Question of the week:
Question: " I am a 35year old male who is not sure what to classify myself as, if anything. I do have very strong feelings of wanting and wishing that I was female but fear that I would never pass as a woman. See I am over 6' tall and weigh 250+lbs Could a person have their penis removed and a vagina constructed, but still live as if nothing ever happened? No one sees what is between my legs anyway, so what would it matter. Why does a person need to live as a woman for 1-2 years before the operation if they never intend to do that. Don't many lesbian's do that or men dress as women for the rest of their lives without every having the penis removed. " (from: Charlene, Canada)
|23:05||Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News|
Michael Wilke, Executive Director of The Commercial Closet Association, a unique, non-profit education and journalism project that proactively reaches out to ad agencies, corporations and the world-at-large to create change through reflection on its collection.
Michael is a Business journalist who has charted the emergence of gay marketing and advertising since 1992. His syndicated twice-monthly column about gay marketing and media appears on gay.com, gfn.com Brazil's GLSPlanet.com.br and elsewhere, he travels regularly across the U.S. and overseas with his video lecture.
He won a 1998 Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Award and was one of OUT magazine's OUT 100 in 2001 for his extensive coverage of gay advertising issues. Wilke had a leadership role in the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association since 1992 and served as president of the New York chapter from 1998 to 2000. He co-chaired the organization's 1998 national convention.
For more information, visit www.commercialcloset.org
|64:42||Boston area (and national) announcements|
Mimi Angelica (last name witheld for privacy & security) is a firefighter-paramedic, one of the 1st rescue workers at the Pentagon after the attack on Sept. 11. She is also Vice President of the Transgender Education Association of Greater Washington DC, and an 'out' crossdresser whose story was recently told in The Advocate.
Mimi tells us some of her story about September 11 and about how some of her co-workers are reacting to her and the little ways in which her appearance is not completely masculine.
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