INTERVIEWS AND RESEARCH

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"... Normally I’m very inclined to chop, add, rearrange, and mess around with the pieces of anything I’ve written, but in this case, the perspective I had seven years ago was so important to preserve that it felt like handling a delicate antique artifact, I didn’t want my current perspective to change or alter it, so I worked cautiously to ensure that any adjustments were only to enhance what it was rather than change it..."

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"...If you already don’t exist in the system in place, if you realize you don’t and can’t have a happy life within it, you stop negotiating with it, you stop trying to repair the mess, and you jump ship. This is the place where radical change becomes possible..."

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"... Teaching and learning are subjective, human experiences where success depends upon much more than simply aptitude for the subject matter. Successful teaching depends, rather, on crafting a situation that optimizes the students’ potential for mastering that subject matter, which necessitates understanding the background, experience, and knowledge base of those students..."

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"... The transgender narrative, like the transgender body, has for too long served as the battlefield between armies of theorists and researchers: those determined to enforce heteronormativity on one side and those determined to disrupt it on the other. The trouble is that in battles, the 'field' is the only certain loser...."