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How To Talk About Trans People

I ran into a family member I don’t see so often a while ago, and with the best of intentions, he stumbled over how to talk about me, my transness, and my transition. 623 more words

How to Be the Squeaky Wheel: Targeted Tips for Change

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a rabble rouser. I like to push for change because we can all be better, always. Every day, I learn and grow as a person and a professional. 714 more words

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Periods, and what it means to be "A Real Girl"

“Welcome to oestrogen”

Nobody really talks about this. It’s like a taboo subject, something that gets swept under the rug for discussions about trans health.

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Love-Fest Part Two: The Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia, PA

As promised, love-fest part two…

For those who don’t know, finding a doctor to help you with your medical transition is a tricky business. Not only do you have to work with your insurance and find a doctor who is actually educated on how to assist transgender folks, but you have to hope that your doctor is accepting, supportive, and won’t trigger you by misgendering you the entire time. 1,036 more words

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The problem with makeup

“Oh s**t, I didn’t know what that was for a second!”

I’d just popped down to my work to return some Blu-Rays I’d borrowed when the women standing next to me at the till looked my way and said this delightful sentence to my supervisor. 1,530 more words

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Love-fest (Part One) - Philadelphia Trans Health Conference 2017

Yes, I know I missed (yet another) Thursday. But I have a good excuse this time.

I was attending the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference (PTHC) and was busy surrounding myself with other transgender people at an amazing three day event! 739 more words

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'Gyming' while trans: An update

I went!

It was scary, exciting and…odly normal?

So a little context first. After deliberating what to wear I stumbled upon this video. I took her advice and ordered similar items. 735 more words

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