Tag Archives: gender dysphoria

The ivy is choking you – week 180

English ivy is a noxious weed where I live and I hate it. It’s also a perfect fucking metaphor for gender dysphoria. Left alone to grow, its leaf cover and epiphytic roots will choke trees and understory plants and take … Continue reading

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Week 157 – Three years of HRT

While three years of continuous HRT have just passed, setting a hormonaversary date isn’t so easy for me. My first hormone course was May 2011 through December 2011. It included two brief breaks; one was for a medical scare and … Continue reading

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My divorce finalized

My divorce finalized last week. We negotiated terms directly and other than some early back and forth over asset division and some late nit picks around the parenting plan, it was pretty darn amicable. She signed on as a party … 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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A Reasoned Rebuttal to Mr. Williams

Mr. Kevin D. Williamson’s article published May 30, 2014 in the National Review Online, Laverne Cox is Not a Woman (I’m not linking to it in order to deprive it of additional SEO weight) is a really a followup to … Continue reading

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