Monthly Archives: June 2015

HRT Week 73 Review

Transition experiences: I’m on vacation, and it’s been all about using the women’s room and being myself as much as possible. I have some deeper thoughts I’ll explore in a future post around passing, and what I think it is. Emotional: Melancholy … Continue reading

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Milestones: A deep breath, and I was in

The journey of transition is marked by many milestones, both large and small, and I’ve had two larger ones in as many days—using women’s changing rooms in a department store and the women’s bathroom at the airport. Friday is my … Continue reading

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An #OpenLetter to President Barack Obama, @POTUS about @JennicetG and her cause

June 25, 2015 Dear President Obama, I am writing to you about the treatment of Ms. Jennicet Gutierrez, @JennicetG, at last night’s White House event to celebrate L.G.B.T.Q. Pride Month. Your presidency has done much for trans rights, and it … Continue reading

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HRT Week 72 Review

Transition experiences: Spent most of the weekend as myself and was gendered correctly at the grocery store by the checker, which surprised/didn’t surprise me, if that makes any sense. By the end of the day Sunday I found that I was … Continue reading

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HRT Week 71 Review

Transition experiences: Was at the park with my kids and they kept calling me dad, which is true, but causes confusion in children and parents around us. Mostly, it seems to out me to parents, which gets uncomfortable at times. I … Continue reading

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HRT Week 70 Review

Transition experiences: A kid at my son’s t-ball game asked me if I was his grandmother – I’m taking that as half a win. 😉 My upper lip is still red from my second to last electrolysis appointment, so I’ve had … Continue reading

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My Gender Dysphoria

Groping at consciousness, I birth into morning. Within the twilight of sleep and morning light, I am formless and grope for my self. The sheets cozy me and I drift a pleasant little dream, free of worry. Then the final … Continue reading

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HRT Week 69 Review

Transition experiences: My mom was an unintentional shit to me on the phone when I was talking to her about my impending divorce, with her saying, “Well, what woman would want to live with another woman?” I pointed out to her … Continue reading

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Caitlyn Rorschach-Jenner

It was hard to miss Ms. Caitlyn Jenner’s debut upon the world stage yesterday. She appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair as part of an article teaser that generated high associated media pickup and debuted a new Twitter handle, @caitlyn_jenner that … Continue reading

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