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SRS: The Fear

As we get closer to June, I get closer to my SRS assessment appointment, I’m not sure if it’s the first of two recommendations needed or the second, either way it’s a bit daunting. 345 more words


Float Like a Butterfly, Get Stung by a Bee

Transgender people are like butterflies. We spend a good deal of our lives crawling around eating, drinking, existing, feeling like there is something wrong. We know that this form we are in is not who we were meant to be. 1,096 more words


2017: The culmination (1)

The microwave take

I had set my goal to be fully transitioned by the time I turned sixty. Over the course of four years, I had done everything to set up 2017 to complete the task in time, having the surgeries I desired.  922 more words

Trans Ed 101: sex and gender

In the news: Kim Kardashian accidently revealed the gender of her baby on Ellen. My reaction: Um, nope; she didn’t.

Speaking of a Kardashian, I am reminded of Caitlyn Jenner, of whom it’s often been questioned whether she’s had gender reassignment surgery. 1,043 more words

Pics of my surgery

Each time I visit Dr. Gallagher, the doctor who performed my sex reassignment/gender affirmation surgery, the appointment begins with her asking, “May I take a picture?” 279 more words

Trans Surgeries Are Not Cosmetic

I wish I didn’t have to be writing this in 2017, but there’s still disagreement, even among those who vocally support trans people, around whether trans surgeries are really medically necessary. 374 more words


SRS: six months post-op

October 11 marks six months since I underwent sex reassignment/gender affirmation surgery. After posting a few times soon after surgery, I waited for the six month mark to write again in the hopes that I would be fully healed, or nearly completely so. 594 more words