Category Archives: Coming Out Genderqueer

Passing Privilege, Spring Break and Bathrooms

I told a friend I was going to Florida for spring break with my family and he gave me a concerned look. “Be careful down there, especially in the bathrooms.” That gave me pause, because though I’d been reading about … Continue reading

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Trans*date 06.23.2014: Day to Day

Most of transition is not spent accomplishing big things that you can celebrate and note in your journal. Most of transition is spent just doing the common, normal day-to-day tasks of life. And this is where I find myself now … Continue reading

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Trans*date 2014.06.03: Talking to Parents

Yesterday, I called my mom to talk to her about the next steps I’ll be taking in transition.  I thought for a few rings that it would go to voicemail and I was relieved.  Then she picked up.  She sounded … Continue reading

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Trans*date 2014.5.17, Moving to a New Place

As is my habit, I try to translate my insides to the outside world through words.  Analogies play a big part in that translation.  I was having a conversation with a friend, a transguy who is younger than I by … Continue reading

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It Hits Me At Odd Moments

I’ve been thinking a lot about transition, my transition, the one I’m designing specifically for myself.  I’ve been thinking about the changes that will result from taking T, looking through the list as though memorizing it will magically give me … Continue reading

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Imagining Myself Whole

This may end up being a bit rambly, so bear with me if you can. I had a therapy session recently.  We talked about my transition work which is all about coming out in my professional life these days.  We … Continue reading

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Coming Out to The World… on the Topic of ‘Junk’ and Medical Transition

I’m working on an FAQ, one that I want to make available to co-workers, friends, family, etc. and I asked folks on Facebook to forward me questions that they thought I should address in my FAQ… I’ve gotten some great … Continue reading

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