Kathe Out and About

I love meeting people from all corners of the globe – hearing their stories and how they’ve used or intend to use their voice techniques to change their lives. Visit and “Like” my Facebook page to learn about any upcoming events that I’ll be attending.

The “Be Yourself” Movement

As a speech pathologist and voice therapist, I’ve focused almost exclusively on helping people find their voices. I know how important it is to feel supported so I’ve created three different badges for you, depending on which one resonates the most.

There are three different badges for you to choose from.  Please take a moment and visit me Facebook or Twitter pages to find out how to access these badges.

I Inspire –    For the individual who seeks to set an example and galvanize the Be Yourself movement.

I Believe –   For someone who believes in the power of the human voice and the importance of one’s ability to Be Yourself.

I Support –   For a person who champions the idea that everyone has the right to Be Yourself

After you select one, the badge will be posted next to your Facebook profile picture to show your support for our community of people who are taking the very important steps needed to BE THEMSELVES.

Advocacy

I do a lot of work with the transgender (TG) community because I believe everyone has the right to be themselves – and having a strong, fluid voice that truly reflects who you are as an individual is a big part of that. I regularly attend TG conferences and events, as well as work to stay abreast of the latest TG news and happenings.

We will be posting a collection of articles, blogs and other current events you can check out.

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Sweden: Two MPs urge government to keep trans infertility requirement for gender reassignment

Two MPs in Sweden have written an argument against the country removing its requirement for transgender people to be “infertile” in order to receive gender reassignment surgery, saying it should keep the requirement, and claiming that many trans people don’t want children.

A Stockholm court ruled in December 2012 that forcing transgender people to be sterilised breaches the European Convention on Human Rights, and that requirement was lifted in January at the end of an appeals period.

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New chapter for Colorado families begins as civil unions start midnight, May 1

A new chapter for Colorado families began today at 12:01 a.m. when hard-fought legislation for civil unions took effect, allowing same-sex couples to form civil unions for the first time.

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I Believe this is the world we can all live in–a shared world.

by nora

“After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement:
If anyone in the vicinity of gate 4-A understands any Arabic, Please come to the gate immediately.”

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