I recently got my dream job. I’m officially an LGBTQ advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. When I describe the job to friends literally every single one says, “Wow, that job is perfect for you”. And they’re right, it is exactly the career I’ve wanted. And yet, there’s a piece of me that is sad because I miss my mom.
Today we cover an amazing individual who’s all but been erased from history, Dr. Alan Hart. While he achieved much academic success starting at a young age, Alan would struggle with his career for decades. This was due to his transition from female to male in the early 1900s.
“Much has been said and written about lately concerning two dilapidated specimens of humanity…who have been representing themselves as man and wife, and call themselves Joseph Lobdell and Mrs. Lobdell”.