Compassionate Communication

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...
A recipe for inner peace during unstable times

A recipe for inner peace during unstable times

It’s such fun writing about how to survive and thrive in those early parenting years (and don’t we all have major transitions somewhere in there?). It pleases me greatly to see this work going out in the UK! Such sensible mummies. Thanks so much to Talya...
“Transgender Marriage” from Peggy O’Mara’s blog

“Transgender Marriage” from Peggy O’Mara’s blog

National Geographic says that its ground-breaking special issue, “Gender Revolution,” is about the “shifting landscape of gender: “To a degree unimaginable a decade ago, the intensely personal subject of gender identity has entered the public square.” President...
Letting Mother Nature share my load

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...
Dinosaurs, bugs, castles and transsexuals

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...
5 Things to Know When Your Spouse is Transgender

5 Things to Know When Your Spouse is Transgender

  1. Understand that being transgender isn’t a choice or a mental illness There are so many myths and misunderstandings when it comes to transgenderism. Helping a loved one transition starts with understanding them. Author Kristin Collier explains: “There is...
Our story in Vanity Fair

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)...
From Daddy to Maddy: profile in the Daily Mail

From Daddy to Maddy: profile in the Daily Mail

Katherine Davison, thanks for your thoughtful and thorough questions. I love how you explained our current family dynamic and about Seda being more emotionally available as a parent now than she was before transition. ‘He went from Daddy to Maddy’: Wife...
On CBS Bay Area KPIX

On CBS Bay Area KPIX

Loved doing this interview for KPIX San Francisco. Great questions and in-depth examination of issues that are at the forefront of the social justice movement. Watch, and...
Rated LGBT Radio with Rob Watson VIP Guest Kristin Collier

Rated LGBT Radio with Rob Watson VIP Guest Kristin Collier

Another great interview with Rob! Love his questions, from the deeply personal to philosophical. The issues he raises lead us further along the road to compassion. You’re doing great work in the world, Rated LGBT Radio, and I thank you for including me! —...
The Meaning of Family

The Meaning of Family

A Eugene transgender family navigates uncharted waters and comes out stronger originally appeared in The Register Guard, December 5 2016 As the Collier family gets ready to dig into a weeknight dinner, they each hold hands around the table.   “Beauty,” they say,...
TV Interview on KEZI: Our Transgender Family

TV Interview on KEZI: Our Transgender Family

WATCH the Interview at : http://www.kezi.com/news/Woman_Writes_Book_About_Home-Remaking_in_Transgender_Marriage.html#sthash.PJwoClnJ.dpuf EUGENE, Ore. – The third week of November marks Transgender Week of Celebration, capping off with Transgender Day of...