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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: 1356 (1 day since last diary on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 65647 (0 days since last comment on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 08:47 PM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 59895

Total Comment Ratings: 289951

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

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rserven's Most Recent Diaries:

One presumes that a news organization would have a style guide for a reason. GLAAD summarizes the AP and New York Times style books here . And right there it says... Use the pronoun preferred by ...
by rserven
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
Amazon has launched a new documentary series about transgender and gender non-conforming people, called This is Me . This Is Me is an online series exploring contemporary issues faced by the trans ...
by rserven
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Barnard College's trustees are expected to vote this coming week on the issue of transgender admissions. Mills, Mount Holyoke,
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Comment Count 1 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
We trans people are generally thought to have absolutely no sense of humor about ourselves. Generally, our response to someone who says that is that we are still waiting for them to say something ...
by rserven
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Shane Ortega ha served three combat tours...two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan...two as a marine and one in the Army...two as a woman and one as a man. Sgt. Ortega is stationed at Wheeler Army Air ...
by rserven
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
I wrote about Kyler on Tuesday: Sometimes life gets too hard Kyler's mother has decided to use Kyler's painful passing as an instrument to create change. The passing of my son was the most ...
by rserven
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 31 Recommends

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