Publications & Columns

In addition to public speaking and training/consulting, I am a writer. In early 2013, I published Getting to Ellen: A Memoir about Love, Honesty and Gender Change. I’m working on the second installment of my memoir, Being Ellen, but it is quite slow-going with all that’s on my plate.

I currently write for the Twin Cities LGBTQ biweekly Lavender Magazine in a monthly column titled “Skirting the Issues.”  I previously wrote for ACCESSline, an Iowa-based LGBTQ monthly which no longer publishes.

My columns span surviving the Human Condition as a transgender person interacting with the everyday world. As of  January 2019, I estimate that 200,000+ of my words have been published in various columns, periodicals, and web-based sites. Note: most of the below listing of columns is quite dated. In January 2019, I made it a goal to keep this updated on a go-forward basis; we’ll see if I actually do that. (I am human after all…)

If you have a burning desire to see my written work, one suggestion is to go to Lavender Magazine and click on the archives; you will find many columns. Otherwise, simply Google “Ellie Krug Skirting the Issues Lavender Magazine” and you will find many of my columns.

Thank you for having an interest in my written work!



Getting to Ellen: A Memoir About Love, Honesty, and Gender Change (2013 Stepladder Press)(5-Star Amazon rating, 50+ reviews)(Available on Amazon, Kindle, Nook, and Apple iBooks)

Lavender Magazine Columns

A Tough Crowd (January 2019)

Hope (December 2018)

Erasure (October 2018)

Attention to Details (September 2018)

Road Trip (August 2018)

Laramie (September 2016)

Brainwashed (August 2013)

The White Knight (August 2013)

Human to Human (June 2013)

Five Things (June 2013)

Lily (May 2013)

Anniversary (March 2013)

Jake (November 2012)

View my complete Lavender Archive here

ACCESSline: Monthly Columnist

The Song Whisperer

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