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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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My Trip to the Social Security Administration

I changed my name legally on May 17th, 2011.  Since then, I have been slowly changing all of the documents I can get my hands on.  A couple of weeks ago, I had some time between errands, so I did … 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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4 Month Update

I know it’s been a while.  Things have been crazy.  Will update soon.  Changed my name!!!! 16 Weeks: 110521 16 Weeks “4 Month Update” by https://growingupgareth.wordpress.com/ is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work … Continue reading

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Unexpected Aspects of My Transition

I would try to tell you that I’m writing another post as penance for my months of lackluster blogging, but, truly, I’m just desperate to avoid doing my homework. That being said, I have been thinking about what I expected … Continue reading

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In Defense of Gaming

When video games come up in conversation, I tend to joke that I am a “recovered gamer.”  I never felt – and still do not feel – that I was ever addicted to gaming, but it certainly took up a … Continue reading

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