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A girly confession: I feel like a boy

An honest and open post on gender identity and the tale of how I’ve evaded the compelling allure of femininity all these years.


Roughly two months ago, I was visiting my parents in Tennessee and made a very daring decision — one that I had been contemplating for years: I chopped all of my hair off. 3,140 more words

George Fox University, Trans* Housing, and Quakers

When I learned recently that George Fox University (GFU), a Christian university named for the founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers… 1,565 more words

Why do kids' clothes need to be gender-specific, anyway?

Feminists and parents are praising US clothing company Lands’ End for launching science-themed t-shirts for girls. The shirts were a direct response—and a very quick one—to a mother who posted… 234 more words

Who Do You Love?

As part of my overall plan that I have gradually honed in on during sessions with my counsellor, I intend in the coming months to come out as transgender to a few more people.   1,639 more words


We Never Were Lorelei and Rory Anyway

Mothers and daughters. What a complicated relationship that can be! The teen years can take on all the characteristics of a roller coaster ride, complete with incredibly high drops and loops that will make you lose your lunch. 869 more words


Man Arrested for Stabbing Transgender Teen on D.C. Metro

Authorities say a 15-year-old transgender teenager who was stabbed on the Green Line Metro in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. is currently recovering… 226 more words

"A Gender Not Listed Here"

I attended the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference back in mid-June and wrote a summary of the workshops I made it to, but I left out the details of one workshop because I felt it warranted a post all to itself.  760 more words