What do your previous relationships, careers, achievements, successes and failures mean after you change your name and start living as the gender you really are?
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.
About three and a half months ago I started Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), the effects are starting to assert themselves.
Recently I published the intimate details of a sexual assault I experienced as part of a broader healing process.
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.
2017 started in the closet but it didn’t end there, for that reason it will always be memorable to me.
A week ago I turned 29 my next birthday will be 30, it’s a milestone never thought I would reach.