Tag Archives: gender dysphoria

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 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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“Freshly Pressed” and Thoughts on Education

I don’t often pay attention to my WordPress dashboard, but this post caught my eye a couple of weeks ago.  The post was quite funny and it piqued my curiosity about the standards for posts on Freshly Pressed.  I hadn’t … 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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Speech Patterns

I’ve noticed that the facial hair seems to make a world of difference in how people read me when they see me.  Though I can’t exactly grow a beard, it’s gotten much more substantial.  It seems that since the facial … Continue reading

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