thanks, sarah& transgender-Re: Masculine and Feminine
- Thanks, dear sarah, for all you shared on masculine and feminine
working together, and of such qualities as footprints of the higher
I would add one little thing for now, and that is that masculine is
not always in the male body and feminine not always in the female
body, so to say. There are same sex couples who have interesting
varieties of masculine and feminine impulses, and i think we can
from these, and might do well to honor them. Also, there are an
interesting, and wondrous group of beings who are androgynous, what
native americans call--is it "twin soulled'?-- Drag queens and such
tend to make this all comical, or sad, but there is a deeper reality.
I had trouble watching the awful violence of the film, BOYS DON'T
but i am happy that the life story, at least in part, of the one
called Teena Brandon, and then Brandon Teena, was told (even if
inadequately). Check out Leslie Feinberg for some real insight on
those people known as transgender, who are also often transvestite.
They are remarkable beings (though our society does nothing but
harrass them and give them hell, and many sucuumb, end up living sad
lives, but at heart, they are still remarkable...and can teach me a
When you are wedding-free and have time and inclination, i will be
happy to hear about yoru experiences of your father's aging, and what
you are learning.