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Question of the Week
"Maybe a year ago or more I found out about a crossdresser club in Waltham. They held weekly meetings and sponsored dances and other such events, but can not remember the name and I do not see anything on your website or in the links about it. Is it still around and what is the name and how can I get in touch with someone from there."
"I'm a pre-op/pre-hormone ftm and I have a female partner that identifies as lesbian. At first, she was just fine with me transitioning (it will take a few years because of the financial), but now says she has a "bad feeling" about me transitioning. Initially, she said that she would stay with me no matter what...now she says she's not sure if she could even though she loves me very much... I love her ....any advice?"
Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News:
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|37:25||Legislative changes happening right now in the UK promise to dramatically improve the rights and treatment of transsexuals. But there are limitations to who is covered by these laws. Christine Burns, former vice-president of Press for Change, and an active member of the UK's Parliamentary Forum on Transsexual People's Issues, reviews the changes taking place and their anticipated scope and effect.
Christine is one of the three people who have been discreetly advising UK Government officials for the last three years in the preparations for the legislation which is now going through Parliament. She has campaigned for trans people's rights for over a dozen years, and has written extensively towards bringing new activists up to speed and to educate the public and employers.
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More often than not, people are driven into activism by some adversity that demands a response. James MacGregor Halleman, a 4th generation steel worker and female to male transperson, became a transgender activist when he experienced discrimination in the workplace. Now, as an advocate for all transpersons on employment issues, he offers his own story, and help for all others who may find themselves in a similar situation.
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