Category Archives: Social Anxiety

All posts dealing with my social anxiety are placed in this pile.

Caitlyn Jenner

I’ve been meaning to write about the Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer ever since it first aired. I even watched it again to make sure I didn’t miss anything that I’d want to mention here when I did get around … Continue reading

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So Much Tail

A story was recently recounted to me. One I had forgotten. So, come along ladies, gentlemen and my gender fluid friends while I regale you with a story of denial and embarrasment. There are many characters. But really, there are … Continue reading

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You Wake Up In Jakarta

When I told people where I was moving, the most common reaction was “I’m sorry. Did you say Jakarta? As in Indonesia?” Then they would sound out Indonesia phonetically like they were teaching the word to a four year old. … Continue reading

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TREM While Trans

After several days of emailing back and forth with one of the moderators of a program called TREM (Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model), we have both come to the conclusion that I would be better suited working on something else. It … Continue reading

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Against Me Concert March 2014

A couple years ago, Against Me swung through Denver on a tour stop. Not too many people go to a concert for the opening act. But, that’s what myself, my friend Sarah and lots of other people did. Well, to … Continue reading

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The Distraction Problem

When I’m down about my gender problem, a good friend suggests I distract myself with a project. The problem is that I’m down so much, that’s all I seem to be doing. Distracting myself with work I need to get … Continue reading

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New Hair Cut

It has been a couple of years since I had received my last hair cut. It was done by a very nice woman who has volunteered her time to provide hair cuts to transgender women. This time, I found another … Continue reading

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