Transitioning is expensive. And I’m not even talking about hormones, surgeries, or therapy. I mean, how often do you go through your closet and get rid of seven-eighths of everything in there? Then start over again? You end up re-purposing things you own, not only to cut corners and expenses, but also to hang on … More …to have loved and lost
Sometimes, the Internet is a painful place. Actually, it isn’t the ‘net’s fault for holding onto things I’d forgotten about. But it hurts all the same. I’d like to tell you the story, since it’s fairly complicated. About twenty years ago (so this is way before I transitioned), I was in graduate school. It was … More A Life Less Lived
I know: my first post here was about getting published, several years ago now. Thanks to COVID and the joys of the publication process, it’s taken until now to get a release date. So! My first published piece, “Bloody Chrysalis,” will be published in the forthcoming anthology Trans Bodies, Trans Selves Second Edition. It’s currently … More Holy Smokes, It’s Coming!
I recently took a vacation to southeastern Virginia. Williamsburg, to be precise. The July 4 weekend is my partner’s and my anniversary, and we decided we wanted to go do something. After a year and a half of being shuttered in the house thanks to COVID, we wanted out and to go have fun. We … More Just Like Me
For those who haven’t read my “About Me” page, firstly: shame on you. Second, I identify as non-binary, but have been actively in the process of transitioning to female for about three years now. That’s hormone therapy and the whole nine yards. In this time, it’s not so unusual or frightening. So why announce anything? … More Emergence