Charles Robert Darwin is probably one of the science’s most eminent figures — his theory of evolution through natural selection being one of the three most validated scientific theories, the other two being Relativity and Quantum Mechanics — but unfortunately he is so often misquoted and misrepresented that sometimes laypersons forget […]
I should have announced this before, but… there is going to be an international conference on transgender issues, organized by the TRANSRIGHTS Europe project, on June 14 and 15, 2016 (from 9:30 AM to 8 PM), in Lisbon (Portugal), hosted by the Institute for Social Sciences of the Lisbon University, held at the Auditorium […]
The old Roman emperors, between Julius Caesar and the beginning of the Christian rule, had as one of their titles Pontifex Maximus, a title which later was used by the head of the Church of Rome. Even today it is one of the titles of the Pope; His Holiness uses @pontifex […]
As I sit drinking some hot lemon tea at an esplanade in my home town, Lisbon, a gentle rain is falling, turning the whole day grey. It’s not a day for joy and happiness and radiant news. Rather, it’s a day for being introspective. If you live in Brazil or […]
WARNING: Spoilers ahead. If you wish to view The Danish Girl and haven’t done so, you might wish to avoid reading this article to the end!
We all know (or at least read about) on how hard it is to get rid of physical addictions. Psychological ones are even harder. When both are combined together, however, the task of getting rid of them seems to be almost impossible. I’ve often returned to the topic of addiction. […]
Both the transgender world but also the mainstream have widely reported on the coming out of Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, world-famous Olympics decathlon champion, and stepfather to the Kardashians, thanks to a very well-planned ‘marketing stunt’, with a ‘teaser’ interview back in April and now the release […]
The recent weeks have changed completely the way I face my crossdressing urges, thanks to my wife’s change of mind. This opened up a lot of new possibilities, but, at the same time, it also opened up a Pandora’s Box of potential nightmares. And, of course, it hasn’t brought ultimate happiness.
Saying that I’m ecstatic is to really underestimate my current feelings. I’ve transcended euphoria 🙂 Or, well, to be honest, I didn’t; but I certainly will relish March 28th, 2015, as a date to be remembered forever… Indulge me for a moment as I step forward into the basking glow […]
Imagine that we turn back the clock to, say, 1995. The World-Wide Web already existed twenty years ago, but it had little information. However, on the other hand, it also had a higher signal-to-noise ration: the little information that existed was rather good.