Tag Archives: sexual orientation

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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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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“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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“the paradox of asking a masked man who he is”

When I first realized I was trans, one of the fears that truly held me back was that of reaching the end of the road (medically speaking) and finding myself trapped in this unsatisfying in-between.  I thought to myself, “I … Continue reading

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