Cassandra Keenan

Cassandra Keenan

At a Glance:

Cassandra Keenan has been a Project Contributor since November 2009, has written 12 entries and currently lives in Las Vegas, NV.


Cassandra Keenan: Recently Filed

Image of 'failed masculinity' helped make comedian a laughing stock

Filed by Cassandra Keenan | July 14, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

I absolutely love watching old flicks, and I recently caught a good portion of Buck Privates on the Turner Classic Movies cable network, starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. I honestly hadn't watched this comedy duo since I was a...Read More

The kind of girl I am

Filed by Cassandra Keenan | May 24, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

A lot of guys, I make them abruptly blurt out, "What's your name?" after talking to me for a mere minute or two. They are overcome with excitement because I am a bubbly type and also naturally friendly to the...Read More

Nevada DMV debuts new form to change gender marker

Filed by Cassandra Keenan | May 23, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Transgender Nevadans had reason to celebrate recently as the state's motor vehicles department decided to no longer require documentation of genital reconstructive surgery in order to switch applicants' gender marker on their driver's licenses. Local activists hailed it as a...Read More

Young girls: from prim and proper to primordial

Filed by Cassandra Keenan | May 11, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

There are these three little girls who live across the way from me. Looks like they range in age from maybe 7-10. I get a kick out of watching their behavior as a group whenever they're outside playing. A couple...Read More

The catch-22 of trans activism

Filed by Cassandra Keenan | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm guessing that there have been many transgender folks who have struggled with this dilemma at some point: they're mistreated because of who they are, they subsequently want to do something about it, but then they ultimately decide against it...Read More