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I’m Not Dead Yet!

I have come to suspect that most, if not all, of my parents’ ongoing discomfort with my transition is rooted in the idea that the person that they knew is dying and being replaced by a stranger. It was an … Continue reading

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Things Which Turned Me Trans

NB for readers who have difficulty recognizing irony: I do not mean that these things literally ‘turned me into a transgender person;’ I mean that they are things which helped me along in the process of self-discovery which culminated in … Continue reading

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Gendered Reactions to my Transgenderism

Over the past year and a half, I have noted with some amusement the differing ways that the men and women in my life have reacted to news of my transition. The women, in general, have tended to be quietly … Continue reading

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Where Did My Anxiety Go?

Recently, in a fit of boredom, I decided to re-read every single facebook status update that I have made in in 2013. I must admit, I’ve noticed a very stark change in my overall mannerisms between the first half of … Continue reading

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Some More Thoughts on Gatekeeping

The truth is, whether you call it “Gender Dysphoria” or “Gender Idenitity Disorder,” I find the fact that my identity is considered to be a psychiatric condition somewhat degrading. However, I’m not sure whether it’s possible, in practice, to ever … Continue reading

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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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The Effects of Prolonged Exposure

It’s occurred to me that I have now been taking female hormones and androgen blockers for approximately six months (when one factors-in the hiatuses imposed by lack of funds in July and lack of scrip in September); for the past … Continue reading

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