Category Archives: non-conforming gender presentation

More on My New Trans Narrative

A follow on thought relate to my last post…. One of the most familiar trans narratives is that of the person who is born into the wrong body, or feels trapped in the wrong body.  That narrative has been repeated … Continue reading

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#GOconf2013, My Personal Gender Odyssey

One difference for me between this year’s Gender Odyssey conference and last year’s was that I spent a lot less time this year telling the story of my trans narrative.  Part of that is due to the workshops I attended, … Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey Blog

Did I every tell y’all that I wrote a blog post for the Gender Odyssey blog?  Well, there’s the link in case I didn’t.  There are several great posts there to give you a feeling for some of what goes … Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey, Day 1

What a whirlwind!  Nick and I arrived at the Silver Cloud Hotel Thursday night (much later than anticipated because of dreadful traffic on I5) and went next door to The Garage for a meet and greet.  We met up with … Continue reading

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Trans Pride is Coming to Seattle This Friday

This Friday, June 28th, there’s gonna be a big trans party in Seattle called Trans Pride.  From the website, Trans*Pride is a pride event organized by Gender Justice League in affiliation with Seattle Out & Proud and fiscally sponsored by Gay City Health Project. It … Continue reading

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The Difficulty of Communicating Me

A conversation with my wife this morning, one in a series on gender identity and the binary, pointed a bright spotlight on an area of my personal identity journey my wife has serious issues with:  my male identity. OK, it’s … Continue reading

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TDOR: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, and I invite everyone to take a moment to remember and honor the trans* and gender non-conforming people who have died due to violence and intolerance.  I include gender non-conforming because transphobia isn’t limited … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Travelling While Trans, Family Edition

It’s the weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday (US edition) and my family will be travelling next week.  It will mark the first time I’ve flown since February, which is weird considering how friendly the skies and I have become during … Continue reading

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More on Roving Pack

As often happens after I hit the ‘publish’ button, today I had some additional thoughts about Roving Pack, the novel by Sassafras Lowrey, that I recently reviewed. In the review, I said that I was inspired and called to write … Continue reading

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Something We Don’t Talk About Much: Scuzzy Cock

There’s something I don’t see talked about much, probably because other people have better sense than I do.  The topic of discussion is grungy old cocks. Sometimes the cure to grungy cock syndrome is to drop it in a pot … Continue reading

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