A couple of weeks ago, I decided that I needed to speak to human resources about my gender transition.
Why can’t transition ever be straight forward? This past week has been on of the most stressful and complicated weeks in my gender transition thus far.
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”
The other day, I had one of the most uncomfortable encounters that I have had in quite a while.
Over the last few weeks, I have started experimenting with makeup and I have found that I really enjoy it.
I had my first blood test since switching to injections last week and the results are absolutely terrible. After a year of hormone replacement therapy, my levels are back to where they were prior to my transition.
I have been applying for jobs recently and it had led to an odd dilemma. Every single job that I apply for asks for my gender (for diversity purposes, I guess). So far I have always entered male since I am not out yet, but I have been reconsidering this plan. I am not aContinue reading “Should I disclose my gender identity while job hunting?”