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I Thought I Was Ugly. I Didn't Realize It Was Gender Dysphoria.

For a long time, I couldn’t place why — I just felt ugly.

And not just in the insecure way, but in the something-is-so-wrong-but-I-can’t-place-what way. 1,003 more words



Again it’s been a while. I can’t seem to think of anything to write about other than reports of my life.

But right now we’ll stick to that. 516 more words


Transgender versus Body Dysphoria

“Ok, I feel a need to address this oversimplified fallacy that people who are transgender are mentally ill.

When people say this, they are referring to “Gender Dysphoria” in the DSM V. 251 more words


You Had Me At 'Transgender Sensitivity Training'...

In the middle of June this year, the US Army made an hour-long block of transgender sensitivity training mandatory for all servicemembers. This comes after then President Obama ordered the military, during his administration, to allow transgendered individuals to serve openly as of July 1st this year. 459 more words

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“Where the Bible is Silent…”

A Little “Believing Thinking” on the Church’s Response to Transgendered People

The last Faiths in Conversation gathering for the spring took place on Tuesday evening, May 23rd, at the Islamic Association of Collin County in Plano.  1,925 more words


It's Been 10 Years

Trigger warning; eating disorder⌋
I was 10 years old when I first pushed my fingers down my throat. It was the first time I forced my body to puke, when I became addicted to the feeling. 703 more words


Trapped In My Body

My breasts hurt my back and neck. My bra causes me migraines. I’m prone to rashes and sores. I want a reduction, but I have concerns. 135 more words

Body Dysphoria