http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2016/02/23/finding-faith-and-community-as-a-transgender-jew/ The following is excerpted from the site above. Read three more stories there, this one is mine: Hannah Simpson, 31: “The only breach in decorum and protocol was that people started applauding.” Hannah Simpson photographed in New York City. (Katie Booth/Women in the World) Hannah Simpson has a winking penchant for wordplay — …
What Being Trans is Really Like
If you haven’t already seen this, it’s my amazing video with Refinery29 from 2015, and here I was on the Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC show: I was also covered by Everyday Feminism! How Many Moments of Extraordinary Strength Can You Spot in This Ordinary Day in the Life of a Transgender Woman?
Thoughts on the National Museum of African American History and Culture
While in Washington DC today, I visited the new Smithsonian National Museum of American American History and Culture. It only opened this past September 2016, and was the first new museum since the National Museum of the American Indian opened in 2004. All the buzz had said it was EXCELLENT, but that getting in was a …
One World Trade Lit in Transgender Colors!
London has the best traffic lights ever!
Just take a look at this transgender symbol! And of course, the obligatory Big Ben shot: London is amazing.
Standup at London’s Royal Vauxhall Tavern
I perform standup comedy as a hobby, and sometimes it is fun to challenge myself by taking to an open mic in a totally new foreign city. This was me performing some British-infused transgender jokes at BarWotever, hosted by the Royal Vauxhall Tavern.
Find more of my standup comedy (including Jewish “semon comedy”) here:
Learn more about BarWotever here: https://www.facebook.com/BarWotever/?fref=ts
The Big Serbian Day Update Post
What happened in Serbia when I visited a well-known gender reassignment surgeon. Time, money, dignity, sanity, spirit, and vaginal sensation. I am left depleted.