Tag Archives: Identity

Me and My Parents, Round 2: This Went Less Well

I do hate to keep boring you guys with the sordid fallout from my coming-out a few days ago, but it seems that my parents are taking it somewhat less well than I initially suspected. As it turns out, they … Continue reading

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That Was Easy

Last night, I had my much-feared talk with my parents. I was, honestly, expecting three hours of pained shouting, repetition of the same points over and over again, and having one or both sides break down in tears. It turned … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Factor

Several persons of greater experience than I have informed me that I am presently in the most difficult part of my transition. This phase is difficult in that I am now ready, willing and eager to live as a woman, … Continue reading

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Bombs Away

A letter to my parents explaining my situation is now en route to my home town. I would repost the text of it here, but (a) it’s private, and (b) I wrote it out by hand, so it’s not on … Continue reading

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Fictional Characters To Whom I Relate

I am going to generate a list now in the hope that it may become a meme. The meme is simple; name six fictional characters in whom you could see yourself, and explain why you were able to do so. … Continue reading

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What am I Afraid of?

Lately, I have been thinking more and more about coming-out publicly as transgender. But, as I have alluded-to before, I’m afraid to do so. And the worst part is, I’m not even sure as to what I am afraid of, … Continue reading

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Concerning My Asexuality…

This morning, I sat down with the intention of finishing my background summary; after about an hour and a half or so of typing, I decided I would swing–briefly–by the blog in order to see how things were going. I … Continue reading

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The Experiment

(Right, so as promised here is one of my stories. Not, by any measure, my best, but I selected it for the very simple reason that it is the shortest story that I have bothered to type-up. It’s probably best … Continue reading

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Things I Want For Christmas (But Can’t Ask For)

I realize that I just finished telling you that the overwhelming majority of the gifts this year are just going to consist of cash, and that this is good, and necessary, and really best for everyone concerned. However, there is … Continue reading

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How Self-Interest Colours Perceptions

I have a confession to make: I’m a selfish pig. I mean this with regard to opinion on social justice issues. More particularly, I have to admit that for a long time, I was disdainful of the whole concept of … Continue reading

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