I became a fan of Joy Ladin when I first met her and heard her speak.  Joy shared one of the most stimulating, honest, painful, insightful and eloquent accounts of what it means to be a transgender woman.  She has a unique way of telling her story with unsparing honesty and a sense of humor – both when she describes the practical, everyday aspects of transition and gender presentation, as well as when she wrestles with the larger moral and spiritual questions.

An award-winning poet and writer, she Read more...

Judy Morrissey, LCSW

The American Psychological Association (APA) took a step forward earlier this month announcing the formal introduction to “The Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People.” These guidelines serve as a model for what competent psychological care should look like and go beyond diagnosis to address broader psychosocial issues affecting people of Trans* experience such as stigma, rejection and bias which we know can lead to violence, Read more...