Over the last few weeks, I have been consumed by the desire to go somewhere presenting as a woman.
In recent weeks, I have been trying to get out more. Due to coronavirus and my gender transition, I spent most of the last year isolated in my apartment. Now that things are starting to return to normal and I am vaccinated, I am slowly trying to get more comfortable going out into the worldContinue reading “Gender affirmation at an unfortunate time”
I have held three jobs in my life and I have not come out as transgender at any of them. Despite this, I frequently experienced transphobia and bigotry at all three jobs.
I crossed 14 months of hormone replacement therapy last week and it has prompted me to look back at my transition so far.
I started my new job this week and I am already fed up with hiding my gender transition. Doing so at this stage in my transition has proven to be both physically uncomfortable and emotionally taxing. Wearing a compression sports bra for 8 hours straight is painful and leaves me feeling sore by the endContinue reading “Reconsidering coming out at work”
I start my new job next week however I had to go in this week to sign some employment paperwork. This was supposed to be a quick visit, just sign the paperwork and leave, but it ended up being considerably more involved. During the visit, I ran into my future supervisor who wanted to introduceContinue reading “A weird situation at my new job”
Over the next 2-3 months, I plan to start coming out to more people in my personal life. I have internally debated the proper time to start telling more people throughout my transition (and before), and I am fairly set on slowly doing so over the next couple of months. While this is a decisionContinue reading “I plan on coming out to more people and it is scary”
I received some very good news last week, I received and accepted a job offer. One small problem though, I didn’t tell them I was trans.
The last few months have seen a massive wave of anti-transgender legislation focused on restricting the rights of trans kids. While often drafted and passed under the pretense of “protecting kids”, these bills are inflicting real and significant harm.
had my hormone replacement therapy appointment last week, and I am pretty disappointed in how it went. While I achieved my primary tangible goal, I was unable to change anything foundational about my treatment.