A friend of mine Jordana Greenblatt called my attention to an interesting question on this point earlier.

I hardly even know how to react to this one, except I guess just to say that Julian Vigo takes an extended opportunity to lay it down on us annoying, “hyper-feminine” trans women.

While I don’t really have time to sit down and write a proper response, there were a few immediate thoughts I had in response that I wanted to write out while they were fresh on my mind.

But I admit I was also intrigued when AS linked to one of my pieces in their call for submissions for the Trans*Scribe theme issue, featuring trans women telling their stories from their own perspectives in their own words.

The piece that I chose to submit for Trans*Scribe was kind of a belated follow-up to my previous article on dating as a trans woman in the queer women’s communities, which was originally published at Prettyqueer, focusing on my feelings of distance and sometimes alienation dating as a trans woman.

Recently, I went on a dinner date with a cis woman that ended a bit awkwardly.

Some of the conversation we shared was nice, we talked about film (fyi – an easy topic to hold my interest, ladies!

Also note that I have already posted a follow-up comment on this.

This article also appeared at Huffington Post and Everyday Feminism.

For now, however, I will just point to this particular important comment that was left on the Autostraddle article.

I have to say I totally did not see the overwhelming response the more recent article has received coming at all; the comment thread has blown up in a way that I just never expected.

), our common roots back in the States, and her background in performance art.