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If it's not one thing going wrong it's another

FML (fuck my life).

If it’s not one thing going wrong, it’s another. Because the cash assistance I get is bused on where I live, it looks like DHS have stopped it due to a pending change in living situation. 233 more words

Transgender & Mental Health Issues

Two pieces of great news!

It seems that this shitty year is ending on a positive note, for me at least.

The first piece of GREAT news is that the attorney that handled my legal name and gender change received a letter from USCIS for me to attend their location in Buffalo for fingerprinting on January 9. 296 more words

Transgender & Mental Health Issues

And it ended with a panic attack

Therapy was another Becca venting session. We discussed how aggrieved I still feel with regard to the way my former (and only) friends here in Rochester treated me I think I just needed to get it off my chest, but I won’t be able to let go of my anger until I’m out of this mess and feeling safe again. 240 more words

Transgender & Mental Health Issues

Cash not stuff: humanitarian assistance of the future?

Header: Cash Atlas

The logic of providing cash assistance instead of stuff is pretty simple: it’s more efficient and more effective; it’s more accountable; and it allows recipients some sort of agency. 1,576 more words

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