2018 was a good year during which three acts of kindness and thoughtfulness helped underscore how good people can be.
I’m extremely lucky – to have a partner who has been my girlfriend, my almost-boyfriend, and my butch rock, throughout transition.
About a month ago I attended my sister’s wedding and saw most of my family for the first time since I transitioned.
In less than a week I’ll be attending my sister’s wedding it will also be the first time I will see my family since I came out and started to transition.
One of my strongest role models is, has, and will always be my mom.
Coming out has not been easy but it has been worth it. It saved me and has given me the opportunity to exist.
Coming out to family and friends was one thing, coming out at work was an entirely different experience.
Emotional labour is the mental effort required to do something or be something. To be trans, to be openly trans is a lot of emotional work sometimes.
Give Up, by the Postal Service was released 15 years ago this month, it was vital listening for me during my teen years.
From about the time I could walk until about one year ago I used the men’s washroom in public spaces and that meant urinals. That’s all changed for me and it’s been great.