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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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“Young Man!”

When I was little (8 or 9, or thereabouts), my mother used to work in a restaurant. When we ate there for dinner, I would spend my time running back and forth between our table and the kitchen (sitting still … Continue reading

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