Tag Archives: LGBT issues

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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“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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