PEOPLE IN GLASS OFFICES

Happy New Year, everyone! The great post-Christmas return to work prompted me to to run this piece that I uploaded recently to my LinkedIn profile. You can find me there at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimerincowley/ My gender transition…

In and Out

Since I was officially diagnosed almost 25 years ago, the way that I have communicated my trans status to those around me has taken three very distinct turns. Stage 1:  Terrified Silence to Thrill of the Case I always knew of course, but…

Let’s Talk About Camp

LET’S TALK ABOUT CAMP As I grew up in a small, English market town in the 1970’s, I didn’t encounter much beyond a very traditional norm. Everyone was straight and almost without exception, white. Personal expression seemed a rare thing,…

Fluidity

FLUIDITY The movie cliché of a dream sequence traditionally begins with a watery wash. Still images become fluid and then form again in a new time and/or place. Fluidity has become a term much-adopted by academics and gender commentators…

The Big Idea

Changing sex is an incredibly personal experience. It was always tricky to relate - not least because for a long time, it didn’t even have a settled language or terminology. For those of us whose transition belongs to the 20th century,…