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Therapy- Gender Identity

What I’ve been waiting for.  Since my case manager told me over a month ago that she wasn’t really qualified to handle the gender identity issues and to talk to the therapist I was angry.   327 more words

Background Information

Prodigy or Parody?

I think I’ve always known that I might not be entirely… normal in the gender department. Purely by fluke, I seem to have grown up hitting milestones in my personal life (in regards to gender diversity) which correlated to the milestones North American pop culture was hitting at the same time. 1,307 more words


Gender Expectations.

I say it all the time. You never really realise how often we encounter the issue of gender until you’ve stepped outside of the “traditional” gender roles. 1,137 more words

Gender Troubles: Bathrooms, Bathhouses, and Boyfriends

Perhaps I was a little naive last June in thinking that my foreignness trumped my gender identity. As the months have worn on, I’ve learned a lot about how my gender is read in Korea–and what power or peril such reading puts me in. 1,222 more words


Princesses & Parenting

Got some little princesses in your life? I see a lot of them in my office, sometimes in full regalia. Adorable pixies, reveling in the allure and entitlement that girly-royalty seems to bestow. 777 more words


Trans Healing

*Originally posted on Facebook in June 2016.

The gender-variant people of many indigenous and pre-colonial cultures, whom we (in the West) would consider trans, non-binary, and/or gender non-conforming, historically served as spiritual mediums and healers (don’t call them that, though, because the word “transgender” wasn’t invented until the 1990s — to call them that would be imperialist). 134 more words