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Passing A Milestone

It occurs to me that the first anniversary of the start of my transition has just quietly passed-by without any comment on my part. I really don’t know what to say, to be honest, or indeed, even if anything really … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again!

Time, that is, to fill out my annual End-of-Year Meme! 1. What did you do in 2012 that you’d never done before? Came-out as transgender and started living as a woman! Also, broke-up with my girlfriend, got into a legal … Continue reading

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One Down, One To Go

I’m feeling quite elated at the moment; I seem to have successfully persuaded my mother (by means of that rather lengthy auto–biographical memoir I wrote last week) to accept the fact of my transgenderism. I had been dreading her phone … Continue reading

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A Fictional Challenge

I think that one of the biggest hurdles that I have faced in coming-out as a transsexual woman, particularly to members of the older generation, is the almost universally-negative depiction of transsexuality in popular culture. As I have noted before, … Continue reading

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The Secret History of Jaime (Part 10): The Beginning

I told Nominatissima first, on the grounds that she had the most vested interest in my gender identity. As I expected, she was understanding. “What are you going to do? Are you going to transition?” “I don’t know,” I replied. … Continue reading

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How Many Times Must I Justify Myself?

My father has been in town for the past week or so; he was here primarily to play in a chess tournament so I have seen depressingly little of him, but it is the nevertheless the first time that we … Continue reading

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A Letter to my Girlfriend’s Mother

[My girlfriend’s mother has, in the past, been blissfully ignorant concerning the details of my gender identity. This ignorance has lately been lifted, and as such, my Nominatissima may face rather severe consequences for her (lesbian) relationship with a “disgusting, … Continue reading

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