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Not Another Aiden

Life of A Non-Standard Gay (trans)Guy

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Birthright for the Trans* Person

Posted July 14th, 2011 by notaiden | 8 Comments

Note: This is not a post on the political or religious aspects of Taglit-Birthright Israel.  It is also not at all endorsed by the programme.  It is a personal post designed to help trans* people decide whether or not the trans aspect of their identity will be a problem on the trip.  All information came […]

Jewish Trans Resources

Posted January 18th, 2010 by notaiden | 3 Comments

I don’t normally do resource posts, but I’ve gotten more hits for variations on “Jewish transsexual” in the past hour than I have for any other search term in the history of the blog.  I’m not really qualified to speak authoritatively on the subject myself (not being all that well-versed in biblical Hebrew, let alone […]

On being FtM and Jewish

Posted January 12th, 2010 by notaiden | 5 Comments

I, along with being gay and trans and fabulous, am Jewish.  I wasn’t raised Jewish, I was actually raised batshit-one-step-away-from-cult-Jesus-camp-Pentacostal-Seventh-Day-Adventist-Evangelist-Christian.  However, I’ve been studying Judaism since I was six and unsatisfied with the answers I was getting from pastors, deacons, priests, nuns, elders, and Sunday school teachers.  Interestingly enough, most of my Jewish friends have […]