Monthly Archives: September 2011

L’Shana Tova (Happy New Year)!

Good morning everyone, and happy new year!  L’Shana Tova (traditional greeting, Hebrew for “for a good year”).  I hope that everyone has a fantastic and wonderful year. Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – and Yom Kippur – our … Continue reading

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Gender Identity Disorder and the “real-life experience”

I stumbled across a post by a trans woman discussing the beginning of her “real-life experience,” a former requirement for some medical treatments involved in transitioning.  The WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) Standards of Care (SOC) still require … Continue reading

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

This semester, I am taking a course (as in yes, I am actually getting credit toward my graduation) on the Pokemon trading card game.  Gaming/comic books/trading cards/etc. are, as far as I understand, stereotypically male activities.  So, it’s not a … Continue reading

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Eight Month Update

Hello hello!  Eight month update today.  Not much has changed, really.  Hair growth is about the same – except for my being in desperate need of a hair cut, but that’s not T related.  Voice has not changed.  If anything, … Continue reading

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Unexpected Aspects of My Transition, Part II

I am a bit of an insomniac, and have learned that sometimes, when my sleep schedule is already off, it is best to ride it out and pull an all-nighter instead of attempting to sleep and feeling really terrible the … Continue reading

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You Know What’s Cool? Broadswords.

And you know what else is cool?  Well, more accurately, you know what I actually want to talk about?  Chaz Bono and Dancing with the Stars (this dazzling rhetorical switch-up brought to you by Mr. G).  Also, Don’t Ask, Don’t … Continue reading

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My Year Was a Breeze When Compared to the Labours of Hercules

In about two and a half weeks, I will hit the one-year anniversary of my “official” self-realization/pseudo-coming out. Okay, I literally just wrote that sentence, and even I am not one-hundred percent sure what it means.  But whatever, it’s going … Continue reading

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