Monthly Archives: April 2013

Home is where the… eh. Home is where I’m at.

Ever just have one of those weeks where tiny thing after tiny thing piles up; microaggression after microaggression hits you?

That was my week.

Don’t get me wrong, there were a lot of positive things that happened this week as well. I dyed my hair black (and it didn’t look horrible!), I had my 27th birthday […]

By |April 27th, 2013|Personal|1 Comment

An Introduction

Here’s a video blog I did recently, just talking about transitioning at work and changing my information on my legal documents.

By |April 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t out me, bro

Coming out as transgender, no matter how many times you do it, is emotionally trying. At this point, I’ve come out to upwards of 200 people I knew in person pre-transition. The mechanics of it are simple enough: say to someone, “so, there’s something I’d like to share with you. I’m transgender.”

Easy enough, right?

Here’s where […]

By |April 17th, 2013|Personal|1 Comment

What’s the matter with…

The book “What’s the Matter with Kansas” (as well as the documentary of the same name) is based on the odd premise that Kansas, in spite of being made up of individuals who would largely benefit from liberal policies, consistently votes against its own self-interest, electing Republicans that have implemented policies that negatively […]

By |April 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment

life’s tiny celebrations

I’m now approaching the 6 month mark of starting hormone replacement therapy. I’ve just passed the 1 month mark of transitioning at work. The 1 year mark of coming out to my partner about being trans is coming up next month. Two weeks from now, I’ll have my name & gender updated on my drivers […]

By |April 7th, 2013|Personal|1 Comment

[I transitioned at work exactly 1 month ago]

Exactly one month ago, I spent the morning obsessively digging through my clothes and my makeup. I wanted everything to be perfect. I wanted that day to be as normal of a day as possible. At the same time, I really just wanted to call in sick, and crawl back in bed.

That was my first […]

By |April 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|5 Comments