Category Archives: non-conforming gender presentation

Nonbinary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity

This book, more than 5 years in the making, is finally getting out into the world. Around 30 contributors share their personal experiences and journeys in discovering what gender means to them, in defying gender norms and finding a place … Continue reading

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Interview with Xan West, author of Show Yourself To Me

Xan West is one of my favorite authors, a master at writing savory, sexy queer erotica that pulls the reader in until you forget you’re not part of the scene.  It’s exciting to see the buzz rising for Xan’s anthology, … Continue reading

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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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Decisions, Decisions

Have you ever done that thing where you believe you’ve been considering and processing and evaluating something for a long time and then you realize that, no, you really weren’t? That’s where I am right now.  And I know the … Continue reading

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Coming Out At Work

I came out at work today, by way of an all-staff email.  This was a step I wasn’t going to take for another couple of weeks, but life takes funny turns sometimes.  After coming out to my parents (I’ll post … Continue reading

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“What is the worst that could happen?”

I’ve realized something recently, something about the way I handle my true truths and the way I reveal or hide them from others.  I’ve had a hard time opening up to some people in my life about what I really … Continue reading

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Calls for Submission… Letters For My Siblings

Micah, at NeutroisNonsense, made an exciting announcement a couple of weeks ago:  Transgress Press had chosen them to be the co-editor on an anthology entitled Letters For My Siblings.  Here’s some info, for more look to Micah’s post. Deadline: February 1, … Continue reading

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Transgender Traveler Questions… for trans masculine travelers

In the past couple of months, I’ve gotten a couple of inquiries from folks asking for advice on traveling transgender.  These happened to be trans masculine folks who were specifically asking about what to do with their packies.  In each … Continue reading

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Updated Blog List (Trans*, Genderqueer, Butch, Genderfluid, Masculine of Center)

I’ve just added two blogs to my Big Blog List and I’m working to update the list with some information on blogs that are no longer active or on hiatus.  As always, if you know of a blog you think … Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey 2013, Day 2

[I started writing this at the end of Day 2, and only just finished it…] Today was a busy day and I’m tired to the bone, but I want to catch you all up before I get a beer and … Continue reading

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