Tag Archives: LGBT

My First Day As Me

I had been a jumble of nerves over the weekend. I had committed to a journey that would be a lifetime coming and a lifetime after. I had spent the week telling people at work that I was transitioning beginning … Continue reading

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Feels Like The First Time.

Of course that is a title of a great Foreigner song and it’s what Madonna describes within the context of Like A Virgin. But this has nothing to do with either of those songs or topics. I attended my first … Continue reading

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One Year Ago Today, I Died. One Year Ago Today, I Was Born.

It seems a little odd to be one year old, yet have a full time job, share a rental with two wonderful friends and enjoy the scenery that is California.  But, that’s how it goes sometimes. On February 18, 2013, … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows

Everybody Knows.  Besides being one hell of a song by Mr. Leonard Cohen, this is basically how I live my life.  I live it as if everybody knows. Before transitioning, I just figured any time I was presenting as Jen, … Continue reading

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A Change of Perspective

Growing up, I was a scrawny kid.  I weighed 90 pounds until high school, where I ballooned to an amazing 125. I was below average in height, at 5’5″, which increased to 5’7″, even though I was never supposed to reach … Continue reading

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Blood is thicker than water, especially tears

I found out, a few weeks ago, that all of the aunts and uncles on my dads side of the family know.  I heard this from my cousin on that side who already knew.  The news went from a cousin … Continue reading

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The Difference In How We Are Treated

This isn’t an entry on how differently Trans people are treated, but rather, how we are treated differently based on how we are perceived. As soon as we’re born, we are labeled.  Boy or Girl.  As soon as we’re born, … Continue reading

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