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So, anyone who knows me is well aware that my mother is not supportive of me being trans. Ever since coming out, she’s refused to make doctor’s appointments for me, knowing that I am severely telephobic and can’t make the call myself. 156 more words


Redefining Gender Roles

Earlier this week I read the latest copy of Original Plumbing, a North American magazine written by transmen for transmen. This quarterly it was the Selfie Issue. 498 more words


Waiting room

Today I had to go to the doctor because I’ve been experiencing some pain in my hip that hasn’t gone away with any over the counter remedy. 350 more words

An Open Letter to My Mother

“You are my greatest accomplishment.”

That message haunts my screen as an uncomfortable awkwardness looms over me.  How do I reply to that?  What do I say? 176 more words

Serving in a Post-Soviet Country; a Mixed Blessing

Below is an article I had written while serving Peace Corps in a Post-Soviet Country.  To remain anonymous the country will be called “Country X”. 562 more words

Reminders 2

It’s hard on him. You want to help. Of course you do. You love him.

But here’s my question: What about you?

How does it feel when he pushes you away? 220 more words

Writing Exercise

Christmas Cheer

Well, it’s still within the twelve days of christmas so it counts. Shortly before christmas I decided to save up and buy myself a present since we don’t have a lot of money at home and since I’m starting a job where I’m presenting as male full time, it made sense to invest in a passable stp (stand-to-pee) device so I can comfortably visit the bathroom with my colleagues instead of having to run out of the castle (yes, I work in a castle, how cool is that?!) to the nearest public bathrooms. 265 more words