Being a Trans Old/Post-Transition Parent

I attended a trans conference organised and chiefly attended by cis people. I didn't know this would be the case before I went, and it was an awful experience. The worse parts don't merit being repeated but I'll touch on one aspect of it that particularly stunned me. I wound up sitting next to the … Continue reading Being a Trans Old/Post-Transition Parent

Managing Dysphoria: Peeing

What manages the distress will vary on what it is about peeing that's triggering dysphoria for you/in a particular moment. Sometimes it's having to sit to pee, other times it's feeling wetness between the folds of one's external genitals. Sometimes it's having to wait for the 1 stall in public toilets while there are available … Continue reading Managing Dysphoria: Peeing

8 Tips for Managing Dysphoria and Mental Health Stuff

1. Know your triggers – they might be certain activities, mirrors, words, and/or situations – and try to avoid those as much as possible. If you're not certain what they are, be alert to when your mood sours. If everything feels overwhelming, start by envisioning what you would need to do your morning routine without … Continue reading 8 Tips for Managing Dysphoria and Mental Health Stuff

How to reach trans older people through ads

For those unfamiliar with who's trans old.  (tl;dr not a reference to physiological age) As mentioned before, I don't relate to trans older men who say they never think about their medical history. Whether it's applying extra sunscreen to scars, figuring out if PrEP makes sense for me, finding a willing prescriber after moving, wondering … Continue reading How to reach trans older people through ads