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An inconsistent ally

I loved your Queer Issue (May 25). However, there's something that has been preventing me from fully enjoying some of the progress made in the struggle for equality and society's perception of the LGBT community.
Letters to the Boston editors, June 15, 2012

Trans activist Gunner Scott says, despite increased visibility, it’s still dangerous to be transgender in America

I don't know why I'm transgender. I just am.
State of the Union
By GUNNER SCOTT  |  May 25, 2012

Female-to-male alongside pop culture

About this time a year ago, I watched Chaz Bono on Late Night with David Letterman try to explain to America what it meant to be transgender. Letterman's hammy reaction made me clammy with fear. Oh god, I thought, terrified.
Year in transition
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  May 25, 2012
Review TheTempermentals

'The Tempermentals' start the revolution

Jon Marans's The Temperamentals (at Lyric Stage through April 28) begins innocently enough: a first date during which a coy couple engages in some flirtatious back-and-forth and plays footsie under a restaurant table.
Secret histories
By MADDY MYERS  |  April 06, 2012
Review: Tomboy

Review: Tomboy(1)

In this lovely feature from the French filmmaker Céline Sciamma, Laure, a 10-year-old tomboy decides after moving into a new neighborhood, to pretend that she's a boy, Mikael, as a way to fit in with the local kids.
Céline Sciamma's lovely feature
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 02, 2011