Category Archives: hair removal

A letter to Heather Coldstream, age 14

Dear Heather, Yesterday you had a life-changing insight and I know it scared the shit out of you. You are not losing your mind. Yes, you are a transsexual. In 2017 we mostly call ourselves transgender or trans for short. … Continue reading

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Hair Removal Update – October 2016

As always, if you or someone you know is thinking about beard or other hair removal, start NOW. I can’t repeat myself and the wisdom of others enough to point out that this takes a very long time. I’ve been … Continue reading

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You should start transition.

If there is the slightest possibility you think you are a trans woman, you should start transition. There is no ‘trans enough’ standard you have to meet to transition. There is no ‘standard transition’ you need to follow. There is … Continue reading

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Zap Zap

The stinging needle zap zap Goes in and out, in and out zap zap Over and over zap zap To help me become zap zap A lady zap zap ow! Without a beard zap zap

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Hair Removal Update – December 2015

As always, if you or someone you know is thinking about beard or other hair removal, start NOW. I can’t repeat myself and the wisdom of others enough to point out that this takes a very long time. It’s been … Continue reading

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A very long week

It’s been a very long week. I’ve taken care of sick kids, had interviews with two different companies and already been called back for another round with one of them, received and started to review the first draft of my … Continue reading

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Hair Removal Update – November 2014

As always, if you or someone you know is thinking about beard or other hair removal, start NOW. I can’t repeat myself and the wisdom of others enough to point out that this takes a long time. I’ve been slogging … Continue reading

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