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I-93

As a transgender person, my body is a living, breathing, walking protest. My body inconveniences other people, makes ‘regular folks’ angry, is declared unnecessary, inappropriate, and disruptive. My body is asked to accommodate other people’s schedules, is told what shape … 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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I Cannot Change My Gender, Nor Would I.

Coming out as transgender has been an excruciating process.¬†I have spent much of my life believing that I am not supposed to take up space. I have survived by trying to be as small and unimposing as possible. Other people’s … Continue reading

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