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Poseidon's MDT - Day 18: Sexuality & Gender

Xαίρετε ἀναγνώστες!

Before we start, a little explanation for my absence the past few days. For the past two days, I have been unable to access to my computer and thus been unable to write the blog posts. 252 more words


If A Man Wants To Be A Lady Like Me He'll Never Be The One That I Want

​It had to happen after a spoken word event on sexuality. I had decided not to go to the smut slam but instead take a wander to my favourite LGBT watering hole otherwise known as Katie’s Bar. 388 more words

Skirting Round My Life

Homework: Gender Identity

We are socialized at every stage in life to conform to our gender identity. Societal reinforcement of tendencies of gender identity is relentless. For example, in hospitals, little girls are wrapped in pink and little boys in blue. 414 more words

Academic Writing

Transition update - Great news

I finally have an update regarding my transition, yesterday I got my letter to start testosterone. I can’t believe it, I feel like I’ve been waiting forever and I feel like a huge weight has been lifted. 173 more words

Gender Identity

Why we should normalize stating our preferred pronouns

First of all I want to say Hi. My name is Nicole and I am a cisgender female who’s preferred pronouns are she/her.

When we introduce ourself to people we typically don’t state our pronouns because we have made a habit to presume ones gender and we need to put a stop to this. 706 more words

Social Issues

Gender Lazy

Which part is me? Which part is illness or abnormal? Which part is side-effect? The multi-pronged problem that haunts me on a regular basis. Most of what I describe when I talk about feelings and mood, interest and energy cannot be easily filtered into these categories. 773 more words



“I feel like I am an eternal pre-teenager” Alvar tells me. He is referring to his beard, or the lack of having one, and the way that his voice glides up towards a higher pitch with a lot more ease than it does landing in a lower one. 1,351 more words