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In the middle of crazy is AZ and the craziest part keeps electing Trent Franks and I live there. Smack dab in the middle of Crazytown. Lucky for me, I'm a trans public educator, parent of two amazingly gifted kids and sometime raker of muck.

Real Name: Natasha

Gender: Female

Location: Glendale, Arizona

Groups: TransAction

Home Page:

Diaries published: 50 (801 days since last diary on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 09:56 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 283 (784 days since last comment on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 06:14 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 932

Total Comment Ratings: 630

Most Recommended Diary: The Downgrading of My Marriage, 75 comments, 163 recommends

People Following MercuryX23: 19

MercuryX23's Most Recent Diaries:

According to this article from the AZ Republic , our fine legislature here in Arizona (committed to putting the (r)AZ in crAZy), upset by the recent anti-discrimination laws in the city of Phoenix ...
by MercuryX23
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 09:56 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
A phobia is a fear. For instance, I am agoraphobic, sometimes resulting in a panic attack. It happens and I recognize it as a fear-based reaction. I suppose this is why I have issues with the words ...
by MercuryX23
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 06:34 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Last Friday night, I sat with a group of my former students at IHOP after a performance of our fall play. My current students were nearby, but the alumni got the honor of joining me for our ritual ...
by MercuryX23
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 04:36 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Ten years ago this October, my spouse and I were legally married in California. At the time, I was legally recognized as a man and we received all the benefits of being a married couple. Six years ...
by MercuryX23
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 09:14 AM PDT with 163 Recommends
Tomorrow I will wish my seniors the best of all things as they wander off into the world and next week I will let the rest of my students go to summer and shut down shop here. As I begin to put ...
by MercuryX23
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 07:14 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
I'll begin by indicating that by GRS, I mean Genital Reconstruction Surgery. It is also know as Gender Reassignment Surgery, Sexual Reassignment Surgery (SRS), Gender Affirmation Surgery and, I'm ...
by MercuryX23
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 11:43 AM PDT with 18 Recommends

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