Gender · Gender Roles and Sexism · HRT Adventures · Something Real

The Awkward In-Between

I’ve noticed myself try to be quieter as I’ve started becoming more visibly masculine. When people read me as male I feel like suddenly (in the feminist & progressive discourse spaces I inhabit) I no longer have a voice worth listening to. It’s difficult to balance the way feminist discourse at large tries to get… Continue reading The Awkward In-Between

Depression and Mental Health · Healing and Awareness · Something Real

On Kindness and Transphobia [TW]

Someone from my past emailed me a few times this week. Claiming they were good listeners and wanted to have a relationship, “one soul to another”. They then sent two emails following that, The first, on valentine’s day,¬†defending my parents by saying they were merely¬†imperfect and I’m overreacting about the abuse I suffered at their… Continue reading On Kindness and Transphobia [TW]