In China, 11/11 is a holiday celebrating singles. Though it’s been 7 years since my last relationship, I am only now learning to celebrate Bachelor’s Day.Continue reading →
For almost three years, Lura and I had existed in each other`s lives and held goodwill toward each other, but never met. On October 10th, the hour to meet was upon us. Would we be what we had expected of each other?Continue reading →
Life Beyond My Body: A transgender journey to manhood in China was written on two continents. I was in China and Lura was in the U.S. In fact, until last week, our entire friendship has been conducted on two continents with the Internet carrying our letters, voices, and manuscript drafts back and forth.
As great as it has been, we have often talked about meeting in person one day. Then we found out Transgress Press was going to publish Life Beyond My Body and our casual talk became more earnest. Visiting the U.S. would be a great opportunity for me to help promote the book, but one can’t just hop on a plane to America.Continue reading →
Life Beyond My Body: A transgender journey to manhood in China will be published this fall and is available for pre-order at Transgress Press now. Reserve your copy today.Continue reading →
A secret can be a heavy thing to bear alone. There have been so many times I have sat alone at home wishing for someone I could be open with—someone like me. But then, one day, I stumbled on someone I never expected …Continue reading →
In Life Beyond My Body, Lei Ming takes us on a journey of personal, spiritual and physical transformation defying cultural taboo, religious doctrine and medical protocol to live an exemplary life as a teacher, Christian and transsexual man in rural China. Seemingly … Continue reading →