Category Archives: Coming Out

A Thank You

I would like to take a moment to talk about my family.  I don’t know that I’ve gone into a lot of specifics about my family on this blog.  But family truly is a huge part of my life – … Continue reading

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The Boy and the Nettles

Taking a break from my studies because I cannot get this blog post out of my head, try as I might (“out, out, damn spot!”), and I don’t think my geology professor will accept an essay on gender transition in … Continue reading

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The Fox, the Grapes, the Dog, the Ox, and Me

One of Aesop’s fables that I remember the most is the tale of the Fox and the Grapes.  In this tale, a fox stumbles upon a low-hanging branch bearing beautiful, succulent grapes.  The fox reaches for the grapes, but finds … Continue reading

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I’m Coming Out

Since beginning my transition, I have wrestled most consistently with the idea of living “out” as transgender.  When I thought I was gay, it was simple – I wanted everyone to know I was gay.  I wanted the world to … Continue reading

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I’m back!

Good morning, internet! I’m sorry I’ve been gone for so long.  Life has been crazy, in ways both good and bad.  The longer I waited to post, the more I had to say, and the more I had that “I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Coming Out

It’s National Coming Out Day, and it has got me thinking about my status as pseudo-out.  I don’t own a Legalize Trans* t-shirt, my name is not attached to this blog, and I do not tell everyone I know that … Continue reading

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Coming Out to My Grandmother…Again

Before coming out as trans, I came out to my whole family as gay.  In fact, I actually came out as gay to my grandmother twice.  What you have to understand is that one half of my family comprises of … Continue reading

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