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Breathing In Anger

I have been feeling really angry this week. I have been feeling really angry, and part of me is relieved. I have been holding my breath and trying to survive an extraordinary sea of change in my life. I have … Continue reading

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One Year

One year ago today, I received my first injection of testosterone. I feel great. There is a well of gratitude and stability within me that I can touch and feel almost whenever I choose to check in with it that … Continue reading

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Hey Feminism, Trans* People Exist!

I want my freedom to be boundless and expansive, not carved into a landscape of other oppressions. Last week when I watched a video of Emma Watson, Harry Potter star and also now the United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador, addressing … Continue reading

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Willing to Make Mistakes

I was recently invited to write a blog post for a Quaker blog. Because it hasn’t been published yet, I will refrain from discussing the content, but something struck me about the end of my writing process that exemplifies a … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, 2014

This past week I attended the first two days of the three-day Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (PTHC). What an incredible experience. PTHC is an annual, completely free conference for trans* folks, allies, and healthcare providers. There are tons of tables for various … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words and their Meanings

Transgender The other day I was considering ordering a beer at a restaurant. Others at my table ordered before me, and I realized that the waitress was carding everyone, which hasn’t been happening as frequently in my life as I’ve … Continue reading

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