Re: Sex Change

Kathryn Aegis (
Wed, 30 Jul 1997 18:47:19 +0000

Natasha More:
>with a director of social services at West Hollywood's City Hall. We
>discussed the issues raised on this list. His comments were very positive.
>He attributed much of the strides in the gay and lesbian community as having
>been boosted by some organizations in particular and what the future
>directions will be.

I can guess which organizations he speaks of, and their leadership
tends to express cautious optimism at best, with a strong emphasis on
the tasks ahead, and some apologies for the severe tactical mistakes
made over the gay marriage issue, as per a recent State of the
Movement meeting convened here in DC. If you plan to include this topic
as part of your gender web page, please consider including some of their

If anyone wants further info: Cathy Renna of GLAAD and Ric Rosendall of
GLAA, Elizabeth Birch of HRC, and the fine folks at NGLTF maintain web
sites that provide this sort of information as well.

I don't think I have anything further to say about surgical sex
change, but I agree that we probably have not fully discussed the
topic either.

Kathryn Aegis (who recently said to hell with four sets of rings and
only wears one small silver rainbow one on the left hand. By Sarah's
standards, a micro-Walkman-stereovision, with headphones.)