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Retired college professor of mathematics (PhD in abstract algebra, Oregon). Post-operative trans woman. Poet, digital artist. Former columnist for gay magazine. Now living in Southern California (The Valley).

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Diaries published: 1331 (1 day since last diary on Tue May 05, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 65388 (0 days since last comment on Wed May 06, 2015 at 10:42 AM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 58943

Total Comment Ratings: 289951

Most Recommended Diary: Not a pretty girl, 582 comments, 473 recommends

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rserven's Most Recent Diaries:

On Monday the editorial staff of the New York Times launched a series about transgender rights. Transgender Today used up the entirety of the space usually used for editorials (usually three ...
by rserven
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Hina Wong-Kalu is a māhū . That is the native Hawaiian term for a person who embodies both male and female spirit. In the language of Western culture a māhū would ...
by rserven
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Smith College board of trustees has voted to accept that transgender women are women. The shift to a self-identification admissions policy at the women’s college in Northampton goes into ...
by rserven
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Students at the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts selected Maka Brown for their prom queen last weekend. Maka is believed to be the first transgender student to be so honored. Maka is a ...
by rserven
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 02:56 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Hallmark has a new campaign for Mother's Day, #PutYourHeartToPaper Alex, a transgender man, begins with this: My mom is the most light, bright, positive person I have ever met in my life, and that'...
by rserven
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:04 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Apparently Pew Research Center didn't want to be left behind in the transgender race, so Sara Kehaulani Goo dug up a survey from 2013 and spelunked in the data contained therein. The online survey ...
by rserven
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 20 Recommends

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