Tag Archives: New-Mexico

Milestones: 60, 20 & 2

The following is the post I made on my Facebook page upon the occasion of my recent birthday. So, I am now 60. I’ve decided to embrace my new decade of life. I have lived through many interesting and marvelous … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Trans March, June 9, 2016

This afternoon and evening I was privileged to be given a ride into Albuquerque to the Transgender a Resource Center of New Mexico for the Third Annual Albuquerque Trans March. The march was to stand in solidarity together as Trans … Continue reading

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How You Know You’re in Love: Epigenetics, Stress & Gender Identity | Karissa Sanbonmatsu | TEDxABQ

Karissa is a friend and part of Northern New Mexico’s Trans community. In this video she shares her story and her research as a scientist. Here’s the description that accompanied the video: This talk was given at a local TEDx … Continue reading

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Trans Day of Visibility In The City Different: Meet Jerry, LynnAnnRose, Quinn and Moriah

Visibility: noun vis·i·bil·i·ty \ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ : the ability to see or be seen : the quality or state of being known to the public : capability of being readily noticed : a measure of the ability of radiant energy to evoke visual … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings!

Santa Fe Plaza Cam, 10:33 PM MST — December 14, 2015

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Between Two Worlds: A Transgender Perspective – At The Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Museum of International Folk art is hosting a panel discussion and community dialogue to discuss the struggle of living between two worlds and the desire to belong, through the lens of traditional arts. Drawing on local and international arts … Continue reading

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Reach Out!

Members of the New Mexico GSA Network have a message for other LGBTQ youth; Reach Out!

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36 Hours in Santa Fe, New Mexico | The New York Times

A nice overview of the city I call home; Santa Fe, The City Different in New Mexico, The Land of Enchantment!

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Albuquerque Trans March To “End The Silence – Stop The Violence”

A group of concerned transgender citizens and their allies marched in Albuquerque, New Mexico as part of a nationwide effort to draw attention to the violence directed at trans women, particularly trans women of color. This violence has resulted in … Continue reading

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Trans Lives Matter discussion panel 8-21-15

An important and timely discussion on why Trans Lives Matter held in Albuquerque, NM

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Albuquerque, NM Participates In Nationwide Day of Action – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 #BlackTransLivesMatter #TransWomenOfColorAreStrong

“I am committed to trans liberation! When 5 black transgender women are murdered in one week, my life and the lives of ones I love are at stake!” – Riley Golightly TRANS LIBERATION NOW! Join us Tuesday August 25th @ … Continue reading

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Call For Art From LGBTQ2 Youth and Allies in Santa Fe, New Mexico

CALL FOR ART Call Type: LGBTQ2 Youth and Allies Eligibility: Local City: Santa Fe State: New Mexico Fee: None Youth Curator Application Deadline: 18 August 2015 Entry Deadline: 25 August 2015 Media: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Multi Media and Installation Art … Continue reading

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Growing up Transgender in America shouldn’t mean growing up to hate your body — Santa Fe Reporter

A friend of mine, who is a local transgender activist here in Santa Fe, was scheduled to deliver remarks at Santa Fe LGBTQ Pride but was bumped from her speaking role. A local newsweekly heard about this and decided to … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Transgender Support Group

TRANSGENDER SUPPORT GROUP METTING Wednesday July 8th  7:00  to 8:30 PM Higher Education Center Room 217 1950 Siringo Road (Northeast corner of Siringo Rd and Yucca St.) A warm caring, trans* spectrum peer support group for people of all ages … Continue reading

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Need For Gender Neutral Restrooms Explained Using Eating Utensils – Santa Fe Decides June 24th

Santa Fe City Council to make decision on Gender Neutral Restroom Resolution on June 24, 2015 GENDER NEUTRAL RESTROOMS IN SANTA FE The city council agenda to Require that Single-Occupant Public or Employee Restrooms in Any Commercial Facility be Gender … Continue reading

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Albuquerque man says he was fired for gender non-conformity i.e. wearing fake nails | KRQE News 13

This would see to be illegal discrimination based on gender non-conformity… A long-time employee at Smith’s says he was unfairly fired for wearing fake nails to work. Now he’s looking to fight the decision, calling it discrimination. Dominic Lopez said … Continue reading

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Growing LGBTQ Youth Pride | KUNM – New Mexico

Check out the KUNM (New Mexico PBS) call in show on LGBT youth with guests: Robyn Weekooty, high school junior Amber Royster, Executive Director, Equality New Mexico Erin Northern, Co-Chair, GLESN Albuquerque Listen to the show here at KUNM.org

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Santa Fe Gender-neutral bathroom initiative passes another hurdle

Well, it seems even liberal Santa Fe has been affected by the right wing anti-transgender bathroom controversy. We did see an ordinance to create gender neutral restrooms pass an initial hurdle but it was a close vote. I certainly hope … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day 2015 From The Land of Enchantment

All photos from New Mexico and taken by me. Enjoy! That’s just a peak at the photos I have to share. Expect more in the coming months. Please make your corner of Mother Earth a little bit better today and … Continue reading

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Equality New Mexico : New Mexico Legislative Session

I received the following update from the recently ended legislative session of The State of New Mexico. The update is from Equality New Mexico, the principal LGBTQIA political and education organization in the state… NEWS FROM LEGISLATIVE SESSION House Passes … Continue reading

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