The Love Yourself List: Links To Help If You’re Feeling Suicidal

*image¬†found here. ****Occasionally I will repost this as I get more information, or more readers in different countries**** Whoever you are, whether I’ve talked to you or not, you are beautiful. You are loved. There are people that care about you, even if you don’t realize it, even if you can’t see it right now. […]

The idea that there’s a cohesive lgbt community is a joke

“You’re just a confused femme boy” “It’s people like you stealing all our femme boys” “You’re just a confused butch” “You’re stealing all our butch women” I have heard these statements far too many times. I have seen my brothers and sisters and myself dropped on our asses from the gay community far too many […]

You’re not trans because…

Surprise! I’m a trans woman, and if you don’t know, then I’m guessing you’re a new reader, so hello sunshine! There’s this irritating and completely ignorant statement that I’ve heard way too many times “you’re not trans because…” There’s a multitude of reasons I apparently can’t be trans and am actually just a confused boy, […]

When you have to teach your doctor. A reality of being trans. 

*Main image found here. I have taught every single medical professional that I have worked with how to work with me. Being trans makes this a very common theme. There are some fantastic trans knowledgeable hospitals, but for a lot of people, it’s the norm for us to have to teach our healthcare providers nearly […]

Civility Pledge

Source: The Camels With Hammers Civility Pledge You should read the source, as it gives further information and background behind this pledge. The Pledge: 1. I commit that I will engage in all public arguments with a sincere aim of mutual understanding, rather than only persuasion. I will make being honest, rationally scrupulous, and compassionate […]

Do I really want to stay stealth in my offline life?

I think about this question so often, and it drives me up a wall. On the one hand, I’m not someone you can pick out of a crowd, I’m aware that nobody knows if I don’t tell them. It’s very easy to get by that way, and I don’t ever have to worry about people […]

What’s With The High Level of Trans Suicide Rates?

We have seen a lot of it, now that trans people have more media attention. Suicide after suicide after fucking suicide. There are too many of my brothers and sisters that are killing themselves, but… WHY? See, this phenomenon is being used by people that hate us to show that trans people are just mentally […]