Evolution (if any) of relationship to ARAO/feminism

I’m even more committed to feminism now than prior to transition. I was always pro-choice, but having fought for my right to dispose of my uterus despite several medical professionals insisting I was (at the time) too young, augmented my belief in “my body, my choice”. It was disturbing that these doctors were fighting for … Continue reading Evolution (if any) of relationship to ARAO/feminism

Surgery Inquiry: permanent hair removal and tissue expanders

I'm planning to get my first stage (expanders) inserted next year and start hair removal after the op. A friend was supposed to do the hair removal but she got pregnant and now I have to look for alternative options. You seem knowledgeable so I hope you can answer some questions for me. 1. Can … Continue reading Surgery Inquiry: permanent hair removal and tissue expanders

Symbolic violence: normalising assault to one self

TW: this entry mentions childhood abuse and sexual assaults “That particular assault? How many times has this happened?” I keep walking because this reality hasn’t phased me since my age was a single digit. You grow up presenting your gender non-conformity like I did, you quickly learn sexual assaults are matter of “when the next one … Continue reading Symbolic violence: normalising assault to one self

Self-Awareness: the risk of being caught with my trousers down [nsfw txt]

Two things used to be necessary for me to consider jerking off. The first was checking in if I had the energy for the required mental gymnastics. If that was a go, then it was about being all alone, not just in the room where I'd be doing it, but in home where I was. … Continue reading Self-Awareness: the risk of being caught with my trousers down [nsfw txt]