Ten lessons I wish I’d known when I started hormones in February 2011, and why I’m taking an indefinite break from the internet.
“Through the vigil, we express love and respect for our people in the face of national indifference and hatred.”
Lana Wachowski, Trans* Director of 'The Matrix', Gives Touching Speech That Will Probably Make You Cry
“Here in the absence of words to defend myself, without examples, without models, I began to believe voices in my head — that I was a freak, that I am broken, that there is something wrong with me, that I will never be lovable.”
“The truth is that it does bother me that my parents are pretending that I’m dead—probably more than I’ve been willing to admit.”
A temporary housing network exclusively for trans* people who need a safe place to stay, and YOU can help!
Not into all the transphobia that radfems have to offer? Enter the Radfem Scorpion!
Ending cissexism starts with you and me.
Why are transphobic politicians so concerned about where I pee?
“Today is a reminder that we all must take responsibility for combating transphobia.”
In Part 3 of the series, we’ll be addressing issues like dealing with internalized transphobia, going “stealth”, and how you can help your partner if they are struggling with gender dysphoria. PLUS a video!
Annika’s Team Pick: “This groundbreaking, community-based research project will document the inequalities and discrimination faced by LGBTQ people which negatively effect mental wellness.”
AKA “How to not make a trans* documentary”
“Welcome to being a girl. Get used to it.”
“So much second-guessing involved every decision that I made that I became a paradox in a way, a combination of bravado and insecurity.”
Please don’t cast Jude Law in my biopic.
“In this second installment, we discuss topics like “undoing” the effects of puberty, intimacy with a trans* person, and how to address gender ambiguous people.”
No “him” or “her” at the Egalia school in Stockholm.
Do you think gender is a social construction? How do hormones affect your sex life? What can my LGBT organization do to better include trans people?
Y’all have a ton of questions for us about trans* stuff, so we thought we’d team up and give you lots of answers! Details inside.
“Passing for a girl in public 100% of the time… also means that after more than three years together, my girlfriend and I are now read as a lesbian couple for the first time.”
“Despite being disowned by my family [after coming out as trans] I still feel like one of the lucky ones.”