A couple of weeks ago, I decided that I needed to speak to human resources about my gender transition.
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.
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.
I have my next appointment with my Hormone replacement therapy provider this week and I am quite concerned about how it will go. I will have to have some tough conversations, so I have made extensive preparations.
I have been looking for work for the last 2 months and the same thing keeps happening. I will have one to two phone interviews, followed by a video interview, and then get rejected soon afterward. I have gone through this cycle over a dozen times and it is getting quite discouraging. Unfortunately, I believeContinue reading “Job interviews and my appearance”