A life journey! Where did it all start for me? July 1st, 1960 in an ambulance on a rail crossing in Port Elizabeth South Africa. In a very tumultuous SA during uprises etc, but this is not about politics or South Africa. It’s about a little girl who was part of twins and si...
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Dear friends I am writing to let you that my mom passed away recently. She had been stricken with cancer and I put her in hospice on January 6th. I wanted to share with all of my friends, especially Vanessa, that before she passed away I told her I was her daughter. And ...
I asked a lot of questions about myself, and whether I wanted to undertake surgery. At this time being T.G. was still a bit taboo, and the environment I worked in would have made it very difficult, so I stayed where I was. However, I was beginning to look acceptable and knew my s...
It’s been too long since I last wrote to you. All of you wonderful ladies have showered me with love and compassion. Thank you so much for that. However, it seems that I only come to you when my heart is broken or when I don’t know how to cope with my secrets. Eightee...
Puberty brought with it a whole lot of different emotions and experiences. As for most people, my puberty years were confusing. Everything got exaggerated; feelings, depression, anxiety, and loneliness to mention a few. I spent most of the time by myself. I also spent extra time ...
These are complicated questions for me, and they have complicated answers. When I first realized I needed to transition, I could have pinpointed specific days or times to answer either of those questions. However, my perspective on my past has changed quite a bit in the past few ...
Coming out to my parents was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. It was the last wall to climb in truly accepting myself and in my coming out to the world. I have always been extremely close to both my parents; well, maybe not always. They’ve always been my parents...
My mother wanted a girl when I was born. My mom put tights on me on for a family picture day. From then on, I knew that I was supposed to be a girl. I started out dressing in my grandmother’s dress. All dressed up made me feel human. My desire to crossdress went away for se...
George is a trans children’s book written by genderqueer author Alex Gino. It follows the fictional story of a 4th Grader named George. Everyone around him thinks he’s a boy. His best friend, who’s a cis girl, Kelly, his older brother Scott, his mom, his teacher...
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