Why Is Passing Important?

Why Is Passing Important?

If you’ve ever spent any time around me, or follow me on twitter, you’ve probably heard me use the phrase passing before. I’ve been thinking about it a lot, and decided it’s probably worth talking about why it’s so important to me, and presumably, to a great many other trans people as well. First off, though, something […]

Growing Up Trans – Binaries, Boundaries and Borders

Growing Up Trans - Binaries, Boundaries and Borders

Following up my post on how to handle someone in your life coming out as trans, I thought it might be useful to provide some context. Or rather, I thought I might try and give you some insight into to one trans woman’s experience. I won’t quite give you my life story, but you may find […]

5 Simple Rules For Understanding Trans People

5 Simple Rules For Understanding Trans People

1. Every trans person is different. I really, really cannot stress this enough. Every trans person is going to have their own experiences, opinions and feelings. There’s no universal experience and I can’t speak for everyone. I can’t really even speak for most people. What I can do is give you some basics that, hopefully, […]

Growing Up Trans – Puberty, Take One

Growing Up Trans - Puberty, Take One

Following up my post on how to handle someone in your life coming out as trans, I thought it might be useful to provide some context. Or rather, I thought I might try and give you some insight into to one trans woman’s experience. I won’t quite give you my life story, but you may find […]

Growing Up Trans – A (Gender) Confusing Childhood

Growing Up Trans - A (Gender) Confusing Childhood

Following up my post on how to handle someone in your life coming out as trans, I thought it might be useful to provide some context. Or rather, I thought I might try and give you some insight into to one trans woman’s experience. I won’t quite give you my life story, but you may […]

The Transition Process, Part 2

So, it’s been a week, both within the story I am telling, and also in real life, since my last post. How does waiting a week for the chance to find something like this out? Try to imagine now that this is the information that could and probably will change your life. I called again. […]