Ever since coming out at work, I have had to deal with people around me being overprotective of me. At first, this was a minor inconvenience, something I figured wouldn’t last very long. This defensive behavior started to relax a week after coming out, but it has never disappeared completely. In fact, it has startedContinue reading “Overprotectiveness and infantilization”
A few weeks ago, I came out to an old friend from college. His response to the news was respectful but clearly negative and I assumed that was the end of our friendship. Except, he showed to visit today.
Last week, I had an appointment with my hormone provider. At my last appointment, 4 months ago, I had gotten pretty good results. My estradiol was almost 170 and my testosterone was down to 63, the closest I have ever gotten to my target of 200 and sub 50 respectively. This did not last long,Continue reading “Hormone issues and another round of medication changes”
Two weeks ago, I went to the DMV to update my name and gender marker on my driver’s license. This was my second attempt at doing so, having been turned away the first time because they disliked one of my documents. This time I was completely prepared with plenty of alternative documents, just in case.Continue reading “The DMV screwed up my license”