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In support of Safety Pins

I’ve seen a lot of posts about the safety pin as a symbol of allyship. Even the New York Times has been talking about it. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/14/fashion/safety-pin-ally-activism.html?_r=0 However, not everyone is okay with this, seeing it as more straight white allyship … Continue reading

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Gendered Doorways

I am bad at doors. I’ve always had some weird issues with doors previous to my transition, but it’s a lot worse now. Let’s be clear, I am a capable human, and can walk through a door, but when you … Continue reading

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Transgender Tourguide

One unexpected thing about being with a transgender person is that you get to become a transgender spokesperson as a side gig. At least that’s how it went for my husband and I. I find most folks that are not … Continue reading

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Bathroom Bills

Another day, another bathroom bill, it seems. In my state, they keep swatting them down, but that’s because I’m in a liberal place. I could be in some place like North Carolina. It’s a big issue, because if you are … Continue reading

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The quiet reality of social stigma

When you are the living embodiment of a social stigma for a vocal part of society, things can get weird. It not only gets weird for you, but for your loved ones. Being transgender is a social stigma for a … Continue reading

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An Introduction of sorts

I thought, if I was going to write a bit about my experiences on this blog, that I would give everyone a brief history of my transition story. I came out as transgender when I was 40. I have always … Continue reading

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Safeway Bathroom

This weekend on our way up to see my parents, Jello and I stopped at a Safeway grocery store. The trip is about 100 miles each direction so we wanted something to snack on and drink. We got in the … Continue reading

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