The family-friendly film about transition that's full of feels

WARNING: Spoilers!!!

Recently a friend of mine pointed out the overwhelmingly relatable aspects of the film ‘Bicentennial Man’ as it pertains to the struggles that Trans people undertake in order to be seen as equally valued as everyone else. While I wasn’t dismissive about this idea of similarity, I also wasn’t convinced…


The Penalties of Cashing Out

For the longest time there had been stories about a Mysterious “Black American Express Card.” Until the late 90’s it was in fact just a myth. Looking to capitalize on the hype that the myth had already instilled within the modern lexicon, American Express decided to make this fiction a…


Keep your expectations grounded and honest

When I began transitioning I would often find myself telling my wife that she didn’t need to feel sad, because I was still the same person. Three and a half years later, and now two days following our divorce, I can plainly see that was untrue. …


No One Would Choose This Life

When I was less than 6 years old I had already realized I shouldn’t have been a boy.

I spent years praying that God would “fix me…”

They didn’t.

I eventually went through a male adolescence whilst praying that the new testosterone in my veins would align my brain with…


My Primrose Path is Littered with Thorns

I suppose I have had some amazing advantages throughout my transition. I was wildly accepted by nearly all my blood and extended family. My wife didn’t leave me. My employer accepted me. And being open about my journey lead me to new and exciting friendships.

Now that all the braggadocio…


This isn’t the beginning of the end, it’s the end of the beginning.

As I have made my way through my transition. one thing has become abundantly clear; people extrapolate much about who I am as a person, and the stability of the life I live simply by looking at my photos. …


Just two years ago, I stood before a small gathering of people in front of Expressions Community Church in Oklahoma City and I gave a speech that I hoped would empower people. …


The conservative media propaganda machine has been losing its mind over a Texas-based custody battle regarding a Transgender Child. The child , who was assigned male at birth, identifies as female; and has an affirming mother, and a non-affirming father. …


Those who have been following my transition here have been exposed to the evolving nature of my marriage; I share these intimate details because loving a person in transition comes with more peaks and pitfalls than most can really predict. …


It’s a numbers game, and they clearly don’t care about the numbers.

Recently the conservative media decided that in their attempt to prevent “gender confused” children (their words) from pursuing Transgender healthcare they would employ a scare tactic regarding a popular puberty blocking medication; the medication in question is Lupron.

Lupron is a medication that is used to treat prostate cancer in…

Kira Wertz

Pansexual, Polyamourous, Transgender Truck Driver, public speaker, activist, LGBTQ advocate, Jeeper and primary author at The Transition Transmission.

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