-orama means ‘more conspicuous’ or ‘more than the usual number,’ and it comes from the Greek word horama, meaning ‘sight’ or ‘view.’ Transorama is about seeing and hearing from more of us who are openly transgender for the benefit of us all.
For managers and HR professionals, gearing-up mentally to undertake the infrequent process of supporting an employee who announces that they are transitioning their gender expression in the workplace can be unsettling and even unnerving. “Getting it right” as supporters of the trans person may always be a worry in the back of our minds. Even… Continue reading Countering Unintentional Isolation in the Workplace
Living in New Mexico, I am of course addicted to green chile. I love red chile too, but it does not generate the daily craving the way that the green stuff does. To cope with this addiction for the last seven years, I have frequented a local chain of semi-fastfood restaurants known for their award-winning… Continue reading Margie’s Favorite Customer
Thinking ahead to Monday morning, when a small group of work-friends and colleagues are planning to assemble outside of our office for a brief vigil as part of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (#TDOR), I am just now starting to add to my shopping list: Candles (24-pack) Tissues (pocket size) Herbal Tea (for afterward)… Continue reading Facing the Transgender Day of Rememberance
The two of us are zipping down the busy freeway at about the average speed when all of a sudden I see a Porsche in my rear-view for a split second just before it dashes around us doing about a 100 mph or so. My companion turns to me and says: “Wow, they are headed… Continue reading “They are headed for trouble!”