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Just do it already: The Invisible Barriers of Anxiety

On any given day, there are a number of things that I feel lots of anxiety about. I know that if I just do them, I will feel better, and yet doing them is not so straightforward for me.¬†These things … Continue reading

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My Body Is ‘Inappropriate’: Practicing Self Love

[Content note: Discussion of body image and weight in the context of oppression and internalized feelings.] I want to take a minute to talk about self-esteem, particularly as a queer and trans person. Every day, at least once a day, … Continue reading

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Navigating Anxiety

Right now, I am sitting at my kitchen table, feeling a vague sense of dread. There is no one particular thing on the horizon causing this, it’s just constant. In fact, dread is only part of it. I think of … Continue reading

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The ‘Wrong’ Body

I am transgender, and I was not born in the ‘wrong’ body. My body is only ‘wrong’ in a binary-focused, cisnormative narrative¬†that says being trans is only ok if you strive to assimilate to mainstream cultural ideas of gender and … Continue reading

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