Strategies against sexual violence aren’t about me

I precise cis and trans where relevant, but where I don't, assume that when I write women, for example, I mean trans and cis women, and where and to the degree that transfeminine people feel this applies to their lived experience as well, them too. The following will seem self-evident to most of us, but … Continue reading Strategies against sexual violence aren’t about me

8 Positive Parts to My Transition

Choosing my nameOne of my names is after a maternal relative, and the other after a dear childhood friend who modelled none toxic masculinity. Making me a better parent, godparent, and mentorRemembering how adults in my life were invested in gender from my youngest of memories made me determined to do better by the children … Continue reading 8 Positive Parts to My Transition

An Ailment that Probably Isn’t Related to Transition, and Definitely Impacted by the Pandemic

The frequency at which specialists suspect that my transition has something to do with why I have an ailment, and proposes some variation or another of stopping hormone therapy or interfering with my surgical outcomes is such that I very selectively disclose to specialists, and disengage with transphobic primary care providers as often as required. … Continue reading An Ailment that Probably Isn’t Related to Transition, and Definitely Impacted by the Pandemic