Monthly Archives: August 2012

“I’m So Glad I’m Not A Chick”

I had just zipped up my pants and was making my way to hand sink when I heard one of the many guys in the men's room say “Dude, I'm so glad I'm not a chick”. There were scatterings of … Continue reading

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Rooftop Anxiety

I’m writing this in the middle of my regular weekly trans support group meeting. Its not the most polite thing to do. But, it’s a coping mechanism. I’m right in the middle of a mild social anxiety attack. I was … Continue reading

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Deficiency Or Empowerment In the Modern Age?

“It's no longer a conversation about overcoming deficiency. It's a conversation about augmentation. It's a conversation about potential. A prosthetic limb doesn't represent the need to replace loss anymore. It can stand as a symbol that the wearer has the … Continue reading

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PTSD Post Op

She told me it was 10 weeks. In some ways it felt longer. PTSD counseling is an intense process. But, I did it. When I look back at the way I was when I first went to the fourth floor … Continue reading

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A Conversation With a Pioneer

I've always loved conversations with older generations. Most of the time, you don't get “I can't believe kids these days”. As a lover of history, what you usually will get is a peak into a history long forgotten by someone … Continue reading

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