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Collision and Whiplash

I want to share with you, dear readers, some of my inner experience over the past month – an experience of lostness and self-imposed silencing. The day after my last post, an article highlighting trans men at Wellesley hit New … 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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George Fox University, Trans* Housing, and Quakers

When¬†I learned recently that George Fox University (GFU), a Christian university named for the founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), had denied appropriate housing to one of its students, Jayce, who happens to be transgender, all of my … Continue reading

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Visibility

Coming out of having lived life as a queer woman, one of the realities of physical transition coupled with cis-normativity is an inevitable disconnection from some of the queer spaces I used to feel affirmed and accepted in. While I … 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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I Will Never Fit Into the Gender Binary

I went to a department store today to buy some button down shirts. When I looked around for fitting rooms, I saw some across the store by the women’s section. After a moment of looking around further and not seeing … Continue reading

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Hey Women’s Colleges! Trans* People Exist!

I am a male alum of Wellesley College, a women’s college. When I applied to and enrolled at Wellesley, I did not know I was male. I did not know the entire time I was enrolled, and even for a … Continue reading

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