Sinvergüenza

Word Count: 1087 There’s been a number of stories about Romania that I haven’t had time to cover here in my long absence: Romanian party leaders being arrested/investigated for corruption, the President continuing to prove he’s a worthless crook, people dying due to corruption and incompetence, more economic failures and nonsense related to the budget,…

Being Transgender in Romania

I’m not always a huge fan of the Huffington Post, but much props to them for this article about transgender people struggling to gain respect in Romania. Patrick’s good friend Sasha founded TRANSform, the first NGO to serve the needs of Romania’s transgender community, in 2013 (the same year they both started their HRT), with…

Cry Havoc!

My eternally vigilant, unsleeping internet “eye” has been picking up a lot of chatter lately about the “stray dog” situation here in Romania. It looks like there’s going to potentially be some important developments in the near future so it’s time for a lengthy, in-depth piece on the subject. As with all things Romanian, there’s…