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Reflection and dysregulation

Reflection and dysregulation

Reflection and dysregulation Joseph Kindred, MS, MFT Reflection is too dysregulating for them. Healthy reflection requires already-in-place resiliency. The moment we reflect on something painful or difficult, if we are to stay regulated, we are drawing on a set of...

Coping Strategies for the Holiday Season

Coping Strategies for the Holiday Season

The holidays can be a time of excitement and connection, but they’re also often a time of heightened stress. Spending time with family, staying in a childhood home, potentially having less access to a therapist or mental health support, along with many other...

#30DaysOfHope: Transgender Day of Remembrance

#30DaysOfHope: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Dallas Denny (she/her) When I moved to Atlanta in 1989, I soon realized a mass murderer was preying upon trans women of color. Every month or two, another body would be found along a highway with multiple bullet wounds or stabbings. Atlanta’s LGB (no T then!)...

Pet: A Book Review

  {{Alert: A few spoilers in this review}} Jam lives in a world very different from ours. Lucille, her hometown, long ago experienced a revolution in which “angels” used a variety of ways to get rid of “monsters.” What they were left with is a society whose theme...

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For Black History Month, we celebrate Black trans historymakers of the past and the present. Lorraine Sade Baskerville is a Black trans woman who founded Chicago’s first trans-run, trans-serving social agency called transGenesis to address issues of gender identity, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, sex work, harm reduction, and self-empowerment. She was inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame in 2000.

#BlackTransHistory #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackTransHx #BlackTransHistoryIsQueerAF

[Photo: A black and white photo of Lorraine Sade Baskerville, a Black trans woman wearing glasses and smiling. Text: “Black Trans Historymakers. Lorraine Sade Baskerville.” FORGE logo.]
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For Black History Month, we celebrate Black trans historymakers of the past and the present. Lorraine Sade Baskerville is a Black trans woman who founded Chicago’s first trans-run, trans-serving social agency called transGenesis to address issues of gender identity, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, sex work, harm reduction, and self-empowerment. She was inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame in 2000. 

#BlackTransHistory #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackTransHx #BlackTransHistoryIsQueerAF 

[Photo: A black and white photo of Lorraine Sade Baskerville, a Black trans woman wearing glasses and smiling. Text: “Black Trans Historymakers. Lorraine Sade Baskerville.” FORGE logo.]