A cat in a box

For fast temporary relief of Mondays, 4 out of 5 doctors recommend a cat in a box.

Today’s musical selection is “The Truth” by Dr. Dog, from the album B-Room.

Though written in the lurid language one would expect from The Sun, I thought this story of a teenage couple born who were each born the opposite gender from the one they identify with today was sweet & a sign of growing acceptance:

‘Being transgender myself, I understand Arin better than anybody else — how good he feels and how complete he feels.’

The teens now love to go swimming and sunbathing together like other couples.

Both their families are supportive of their relationship and say the way the teenagers, from Tulsa in the US, have supported each other has helped in their transition. 


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Kit OConnell

Kit OConnell

Kit O’Connell is a gonzo journalist and radical troublemaker from Austin, Texas. He is the Associate Editor and Community Manager of Shadowproof. Kit's investigative journalism has appeared in Truthout, MintPress News and Occupy.com.