Brianna Nicole Austin is an author, writer, columnist and journalist and editor of TGLIFE.com from New York City, now living abroad.
Fear is what it is, but sometimes becomes what you make it. The religious right is so afraid that gays are deteriorating marriage, and yet it is their fear that is the culprit, not the communities that they are afraid of. Could it be that the GLBT communities have and […]
Is it the clothes, the attitude, or the inner glow of stirred feelings? If it were 3 million years B.C., would we, could we still be cross-dressers? I sometimes wonder if in another time or place we would pursue our feminine selves.
An Unexpected Turn, written by Brianna Nicole Austin, is a male to female story about a young boy who gets caught dressed. I’ve had the story swirling in my head for years, and I am happy to announce I finally completed and published it. Here are some of my thoughts […]
Coming out transgender in 2018 is certainly a huge change for just 18 years before. I came out in 2000, after being in the closet — as s child in the 1960’s until my 40s — most of my life. It was the most conflicted yet amazing journey of my […]
Behind the mask of being transgender, deals not with the mask of the post-transition, but the mask that was worn before it, in addition to the mask others perceive. As a transgender women, gay friends often asked, “why do you want to be someone else?” I told them I don’t, […]
The words of others don’t define me. How could they? In many instances, those “others” don’t even know me. They see me and then an idea of who they ‘think I am’ rushes to their lips before their brain can even process it.