Author talk, Eugene Public Library

Looking forward to the opportunity to share and talk about “Housewife: Home-remaking in a Transgender Marriage”, about my experience dealing with my husband’s transition — and the larger concept of handling life’s surprises with compassion....

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Lincoln City Library talk

Received a nice note from Donna Rhoda after she read my book following the Library talk a couple weeks ago. “…Thank you for your very informative presentation at Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City, Oregon as part of the Oregon author series…...

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Barnes and Noble panel with literary group

It was a delight to be on the non-fiction panel at Barnes and Noble. Ben Brock did a fabulous job of lining up the literary group “Figure of Speech” from South Eugene High School to do a set of questions before the readings. We answered questions about process (“How...

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Compassionate Communication

A big thank you to Orv Graham at WEZC in Clinton, IL for an interview especially about Compassionate Communication at the dawn of this new era, calling all of us to LISTEN and act with open-hearted courage. A big thank you to Orv Graham at WEZC in Clinton, IL for an...

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Letting Mother Nature share my load

This article originally appeared in TheBabySpot.ca. Read the whole thing here: http://thebabyspot.ca/letting-mother-nature-share-my-load-through-transition/ Thirteen years ago, the sun marched upward into the August sky as I leaned to pluck bright green leaves of...

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Dinosaurs, bugs, castles and transsexuals

This review was posted by Jack Hart on Good Reads. See the original here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33799264-housewife?from_search=true When Kristin Collier’s husband revealed to her that he suffered what medical jargon names as “gender dysphoria,” she and...

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Our story in Vanity Fair

Grazie, Italia! Vanity Fair, we appreciate you sharing the story of our transgender family in the country that stills has my heart (and stomach)! Bravo! The translation of Vanity Fair Italy’s article on our transgender family (okay, a family with one Trans* member)...

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OREGON LEGACY LITERARY SERIES: Featured speaker

OREGON LEGACY LITERARY SERIES Bringing Oregon Authors and Lincoln City Residents Together All programs are held Sundays at 3:00 pm in the Distad Reading Room of the Driftwood Public Library. Kristin Collier will be speaking on January 15, 2016....

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The Meaning of Family

Seda Collier was born a boy, married Kristin in the early 1990s and became a dad to two sons. Now, Seda Collier is a woman, after an emotional and medical transition that led the family to figure out how to go through such a major change and love each other through it. Kristin Collier wrote about her unique family and their experience with transgender transition in a memoir published in November, called “Housewife: Home-remaking in a Transgender Marriage.”

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Loving Through Genders Transparently

Changing the world for the better, one compassionate story at a time. Eleven years ago, I was in hiding. I was married to the man of my dreams, and we had an infant and toddler. I cooked, cleaned, and cared for our children daily, knowing that my concept of our family...

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The Making of … “Housewife” Art

The absolutely charming woodcuts that grace the cover & inside pages of “Housewife: Home-remaking in a transgender marriage” were done by Katy Collier. For a look at her art please visit: http://www.katycollier.net/ Some of the beautiful art from the...

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“Housewife is an uplifting and beautiful story. It shows us what it means to love unconditionally and be honest with both ourselves and others. This book will capture your heart.”

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