My Interview At Grandview University 4/17/2017 Published on February 10, 2017 Brandie Rose DeVore Human Rights Activist at Fighting For Our Rights- A Non-Profit Organization By: Brandie Rose DeVore As I walked down Grandview University's hallways I wondered to myself, "What the Outcome of this interview was going to be. “At first I … Continue reading My Interview at Grandview University by Brandi Devore
Brandie Rose DeVore is an LGBTQ activist and operates an organization called “Fighting For Our Rights.” Links to her organization and social media pages can be found at the end of this article. Name: Brandie Rose DeVore Nickname: Brandie Rose Where do you live? Des Moines, Iowa How do you identify? Transgender What has been your biggest struggle? Learning how … Continue reading Blake’s LGBT Community Member Highlight Featuring Brandie Rose Devore
I took a deep breath as I stood in front of the door. My hand shook as I reached for the door knob to the Social Security office. Scarlett, you can do this! Just hours before, I had received the needed paperwork from my HRT Doctor to start the process of changing my gender status. … Continue reading Changing my Gender with Social Security
Growing up, I was raised in the Church of Christ. Good hearted people volunteered their time to run a bus ministry to pick up all the neighborhood children and get them to the church. It is where I learned of the love of Jesus. His words highlighted in red throughout my Bible are also highlighted … Continue reading Hate Disguised as Love
Check out this ray of sunshine, Jane Reynolds. Inspirational women who spends most of her time giving back to the LGBTQ Community. She is the leader in an organization called MATC (Mid Atlantic Trans*perience Community). It is a safe haven for the Transgender Community providing a place of support and friendship to so many who … Continue reading Blake’s LGBTQ Community Member Highlight Featuring Jane Reynolds
Remember how much we loved sliding down the slide on the school playground. Or better yet, what about the feeling of euphoria as your car climbed up the hill on the roller coaster and started the descent. It’s Pride Month 2017 and I thought it to be a perfect time for this article. Many still … Continue reading Sliding Down the Rainbow
I first met Mary through a Facebook group called “We Support Trans Soldiers” (link to follow article). Messaging her through a pm to thank her for her service, we talked for a while. Throughout our conversation, I knew that I wanted to highlight this brave individual in my blog so I approached her about it. Before … Continue reading Blake’s LGBT Community Member Highlight Featuring Mary Crawley (Retired Army Transgender Woman)
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