Month: October 2019

My Transition

And The Sun Will Rise For You

It’s easy to get caught up talking about the trials of being transgender. And we have so much to talk about from assaults on our bodies, rights, and dignities to the red tape and costs of medical transition. At every turn we seem to have some new struggle or expense to navigate, and new trauma

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Guides

On Dysphoria — Before, Enduring, and After

One of the most common themes in questions I get asked by folks is on the nature of dysphoria. How do you know your body is wrong? What does that feel like?  Communicating such a mental pain is really difficult so we reach for metaphors that hopefully can summon that particular misery, or some approximation

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My Transition

The Ending

I haven’t written since I came out in June to a small group of people, and then on August 3rd to just literally everyone. I’ve felt so disorganized and preoccupied with the work of transitioning and living that I’d never really stopped to catalogue my thoughts on it and leave some kind of record. It

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