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The Chevalier(e) d'Eon: Diplomat, Spy, Transgender

The Chevalier d’Eon was born on the 5th of October 1728 in Burgundy, France. They were christened Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont (a masculine name(s), for those unfamiliar with French aristocratic naming practices). 1,323 more words

History

Dr. James Barry: Transgender Army Surgeon

James Barry was born sometime between 1780 and 1799, probably in Ireland, and christened Margaret Ann Bulkley. The Bulkley family came into financial hardship when Barry was a teenager.  752 more words

History

Transgender Awareness Week

Today I found out that November is Transgender Awareness Month and that this is Transgender Awareness Week. I had been unaware of both these facts until now, which suggests I should step up my game a bit.  46 more words

LGBT+

The end of stealth

The end of stealth
has begun. Three? Four? years where the people I saw every day – where over a hundred people who call themselves my former coworkers, my friends, my acquaintances, my teachers, my classmates – had no idea that I was trans, or that I date men. 240 more words

The Lines Through Time: Age Eight

We’ve all experienced that feeling in the back of our head where we look back and begin to fully understand anything. The bittersweet part is that we also fear that we really don’t understand for as we grow, our theories and mindset evolves. 819 more words