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Call for Presenters: International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) Conference 2008

The International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) is seeking proposals for presentations and workshops for Transgender 2008, which will take place March 31-April 5, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. read more

Exercise and Depression

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Out Of the Prozac Bottle and Onto the Treadmill: Exercise and Depression

Mistress Krista talks about the links between exercise and depression, and how to use that knowledge to manage your personal stressload. read more

Health and Well-being

The Road to NOLOSE

Shahn D. Dickson pens a funny and immediate memoir of "The Road to NOLOSE," a conference recently held in New Jersey for lesbians of size. read more

Health and Well-being

Book Reviews: Providing HIV and Substance Abuse Care to Transgender People

Mistress Krista reviews two recently published books on providing HIV and substance abuse care to transgender people: Walter Bockting and Sheila Kirk's collection, Transgender and HIV: Risks, Prevention, and Care, and Dana G. Finnegan and Emily B. McNally's Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Substance Abusers. read more

Fibromyalgia and FTMs

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Fibromyalgia and FTMs: A Possible Link?

What is fibromyalgia, and is it possibly connected to being female-bodied and gender variant? In this article, Mistress Krista draws some potential links between female to male transgender conditions and this often-misunderstood illness. She also recommends fitness tips that minimize inflammation and pain for those with fibromyalgia. read more

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I’m Me, Therefore I Am (Or An Antidote to Binary Androgenic Taxonomies – BATs)

J. M. Bailey's newest book, The Man Who Would Be Queen, has struck nerves in the trans, academic, and medical research communities. Christine Burns of UK trans rights organization Press for Change offers discussion questions to help activists read Bailey. read more