Tag Archives: family issues

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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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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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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Update…Long Overdue

Hey guys!  So remember when I said I was going to update more regularly and all that jazz?  Just kidding, apparently… Voice clip, 30 weeks: 110913 30 Weeks I’m not 100% sure how accurate my voice clips are.  Every time I … Continue reading

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Reckoning with the Past, Reckoning with the Future

My family and friends are all in different stages when it comes to settling with my new name/pronouns and changing how they think of me.  I’ve noticed that most people have a lot of trouble when referring to me in … Continue reading

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5 Month Update

Hello!  I hit five months on T at the end of June.  The update is a little delayed. Voice clip here: 110627 20 Weeks And the first clip: 110125 Pre-T I haven’t been very good at updating recently.  Things got really crazy … Continue reading

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An extended musing on changes in my voice

I should be writing a paper right now — well, I should probably be sleeping right now, but I can’t sleep; I can’t write about what I should be writing about until I write about what I need to write … Continue reading

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