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Intersex Babies, Christian Anti-Gay Bullying, and Transgender Christmas

A week of Prism & Pen storytelling — December 13, 2021

Editor’s Picks —

“It Wasn’t A Boy Or Girl,” He Said. “And I Think I Made A Mistake”

Gay Tennessee 12-Year-Old Kills Himself After Christian Bullying

A Fictional Coming Out Story


Long Before Meth: When the Stage Became My Obsession

Essays and Creative Nonfiction —

Why Are There So Many Transgender Women Suddenly?

Worshiping Bob Dole Erases LGBTQ Grief

A Transgender Prayer

Me and Psychotherapy

Trans Visibility Activism: Are You Looking at Me?

Breaking: LGBTQ Catholics in Michigan Barred from Sacraments

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot like Chrysmas.

My Transgender Sweet Sixteen

A frank discussion with the trans person you’re not attracted to

Music Helps Alleviate My Gender Dysphoria

Better than a Bacchanal at the Blue Frog: the flip side of spending Christmas Alone.

Travelling While Bisexual



Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.