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I can answer questions regarding gender issues having lived as both lesbian and gay. I can also address relationship questions being in a 14 year polyamorous relationship.

Experience in the area

I am a trans (Female to Male) and have been in that community for the past 17 years and have presented in College/University classes as well as maintaining a website with links and information regarding gender issues [http://www.otherbear.com]

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I've written articles for gender publications and have contributions in Bears on Bears by Ron Suresha (Los Angeles: Alyson Publications, 2002), Academy: Tales of the Market Place by Laura Antoniou (New York: Mystic Rose Books, 2000), "I Am Neither Man Nor Woman" Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue, ed. Leslie Feinberg (Boston: Beacon Press, 1998), "Holding My Breath Under Water" Looking Queer , ed. Dawn Atkins (Hayworth Press, 1998), "Boundaries: Gender and Transgenderism," The Second Coming , eds. Pat(rick) Califia and Robin Sweeney (San Francisco: Alyson Publications, 1996), and "Packing, Passing & Pissing," Dagger , eds. Lily Burana, Roxxie, and Linnea Due (San Francisco: Cleis Press, 1994). Appearance in Transmen & FTMS: Identities, Bodies, Genders & Sexualities by Jason Cromwell (University of Illinois Press, 1999), etc.

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Recent Answers from Michael Hernandez

2016-02-26 was this too foward:

Dear Mariyah,    It is difficult for me to tell whether she likes you or not.  At the moment, I am trying not to judge her for what sounds to me like acting out at work.  You were there as a customer,

2014-08-27 These lesbian thoughts are scary me pls help!:

Dear Jaclyn,    I apologize for the tardy response, but wish to place your mind at ease.   Please do not hurt yourself.  Your feelings are understandable and you are not alone.  The subconscious manifests

2014-05-22 Being gay and autistic.:

Dear David,    Anyone who is socially awkward, regardless of the cause, struggles with interpersonal relationship.  Your question sounds almost like a homework question.  Do you have a specific situation

2013-10-14 emotionla problem:

As-salaam 'alaykum, Chris:    Just so you know, I have been able to receive messages/questions in the past which are marked "private".  If there is a way for you to change the status of our messages it

2013-10-14 emotionla problem:

Dear Chris:    Thank you for writing.  I am assuming from your question that you are gay and the man that you love is gay, but that this type of relationship is not accepted in your Country and/or culture

 

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