Pin Cushion

I was going to write a post today about how my confidence has grown and how my punk rock upbringing is catering to my coming out and being myself and "yeah fuck you man I'm me" but that would have been a bold faced lie. You know what the actual truth is? I'm not confident,... Continue Reading →

Transgender Day of Visibility 2017

Growing up I had a weird relationship with holidays. I mean, holidays were there, sure, but they never felt like celebrations. Since I came out in November there have been two days specific to trans people, Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, and Transgender Day of Visibility on today March 31. Day of Remembrance... Continue Reading →

Two Months In

The following is more a reflection of experiences in the past two months and less observation than I normally write. Obviously my own experiences do not mimic or match any others as they're not supposed to. We all experience different things in our lives at our own speeds and in our own way. This is... Continue Reading →

On Photographs and Memories

As I progress through everything, old photographs and memories develop a whole new meaning. On one hand these are my history, these are the moments that have made me who I am. On the other hand, these memories belong to someone else. Someone who had a lot more questions than answers and a deep, unexplained,... Continue Reading →

On Sexual Dimorphism and Gender

*Note: I am by no means a biologist or gender theorist, the following is just about a conversation I had with a friend of mine and my reflections on it. Take everything I say with a full shaker of salt. I'm also using a lot of generalizations here. You have been warned.* A couple weeks... Continue Reading →

Skill Set: Baking Bread

Hey all, so in the heading of this blog I promised to write about food and I think it's about time to fulfill that. One of the most fundamental foods people have is bread. I grew up eating whatever we could afford so it was white bread or wheat bread from the supermarket pressed into... Continue Reading →

Stop Killing Us

A second trans woman was killed in as many days this time in the same city. This is the 4th one this month and 6th all year, all were trans women of color. I myself am not a trans woman of color but that matters about as much as it should matter to anyone who... Continue Reading →

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