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Hide and Seek-Part One

This is the first of two posts about the time leading up to my transition.

PART I

Let me take you back two years to early 2014. 1,149 more words

Being Trans

Two sides to every story

Back during the summer Mandy and I were reading “She is Not There” by Jennifer Finney Boylan. We found that doing the same things like reading the same books helped us cope with the physical distance between us. 806 more words

one week since letter day

well I survived letter day. it safe to assume that my whole family now knows I’m trans.

the response has been surprisingly good like really good. 412 more words

Life

Hello

Hi!

My name is Nicky. I live in London and I’m Transgender. I’m not able to live ‘out’ just yet, but I am enjoying working out how far I can push the boundaries of the male presentation my friends and family are familiar with. 202 more words

Transgender

Cusp

Upon the cusp
My toes do line
Quivers tremble me
Before I shine

I shed the skin
Tattooed by woe
It falls away
Unmasking an inner glow

Transgender

To My Friend Who Thinks It's Okay For People to Mock Me This Halloween

There’s a new controversy making the rounds on social media and in online journalism about a new Halloween costume. It seems to me every year there’s at least one boundary-pushing, “edgy” get-up that makes headlines, and no surprise, this year it’s Caitlyn Jenner. 1,031 more words

LGBT

Is Drag Like Blackface?

For those of you who may not be aware of Glasgow Free Pride, it is an event existing in a sort of counter-culture to gay culture (which is in itself a counter-culture to straight ‘culture’ #cultureception). 1,229 more words

Gay