Difficult to Handle !!

“How are we feeling today, Gwendolyn?” Miss Stacey asked with a programmed smile as she approached the listless girl, her stilettos clicking audibly along the poolside. “Getting ready for your dismissal next week?” Gwendolyn offered no response, but only continued to stare outward across the Institution’s recreational grounds. For days the girl had moved only when assisted- and her capacity …

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Father’s Actions !!

The Del Rio sun beat down harshly as Brendan side-stepped into the shade of the cinderblock foundation, beads of sweat rolling down into his shortened jean skirt. Even such slight coverage brought an instant relief. “You aint gonna attract no attention if you can’t be seen,” Chrissy said, cracking open her third beer since they had reached their place of …

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Rough Night !!

Taylor swallowed hard as the banging on his apartment door persisted, growing more forceful by the second. Through the peephole were two security guards and the building’s superintendent, fully intent on removing him from his unit without delay. Like a tidal wave, it flooded back to him- the building was undergoing fumigation! He had seen the notices, dozens of them, …

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America’s Most Talented Transgender !!

“Did we ever fill the slot for our ‘dealing with hardship character?” Mike Wilson, producer of America’s Most Talented Transgender asked Tina, his personal assistant. “Last I checked we were going to find a trans girl who regretted her transition? “…I. thought you knew about that,” Tina feigned, preparing herself. “We couldn’t find one in the 18-25 demographic that we …

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An Obvious Detraction !!

“What about this one? For the Post-Op column?” Jonathan posed, tossing the print of the transgendered girl onto the desk of his editor, Mr. Mayweather. There’s a twist, though.” “Twist?” Mr. Mayweather repeated, swiveling in his chair to view the photo his intern had offered. With a raised eyebrow he glanced over the black and white print, immediately impressed with …

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Wish Come True !!

The Anime convention was just days away, and Ben still couldn’t find an original costume. Every idea he had submitted had been taken, and he was beginning to think he would have to skip it this year unless he could come up with something quick. Ben looked forward to the convention every year- it was the one thing he ever …

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Is it Worth the Risk?

Jimmy treaded lightly as he approached the open kitchen doorway, reducing the traditional clip-clop of his platform heels to a soft tap. Peering into the room, he was relieved, though still cautious; his foster mother Marietta and her partner Linda were nowhere to be seen. Maybe this was the day… maybe this really was the day! Or maybe it was …

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