genderqueer

For now, I’m a boy, and I’m a mama, and those seemingly contradictory truths are things I can accept about myself.

When I Realized I Was Trans, I Still Wanted To Be Mama

When I finally realized I was trans, it was after almost a year and a half of therapy, a lot of trauma, and after becoming a parent. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   06.12.18   |   SHARE
Gender dysphoria can lead to overwhelming major depression and anxiety. Image: Thinkstock.

When Gender Dysphoria Triggers Self-Harm

Trans people struggle with disproportionate levels of anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. This is because we don’t identify with Read...
Courtney Cameron    |   06.9.16   |   SHARE
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We constantly are told it’s not that bad, even though all we have to do is scroll through Facebook to watch the numbers of homeless LGBTQ youth and trans deaths increase.

"Do I Pass?": Navigating Perfomances Of Genderfluid Identity

I always felt the reason I came out as genderqueer was so that I could finally feel like my body belonged to me — not some stranger. But no, my body Read...
Courtney Cameron    |   04.4.16   |   SHARE
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It’s not just him — it’s me.

Gay Men Are Hitting On Me Now — And I'm Terrified

Dating while trans is scary, especially when you’re starting to “pass.” What are his expectations for my body, if any, and what if I’m not what he Read...
Sam Dylan Finch    |   03.1.16   |   SHARE
Sex + LoveVoices
I don't look quite the same (testosterone is one hell of a hormone) but I look pretty dang cute.

To The People From My Past Who Still (Intentionally) Misgender Me

I'm not a woman. I never was. Full stop. Read...
Sam Dylan Finch   |   01.19.16   |   SHARE
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It's sweater weather during week 2 of testosterone.

Testosterone And Tea With Sam Dylan Finch: Week 2

I spent many sleepless nights worrying that being transgender meant that I would live a troubled life. Read...
Sam Dylan Finch    |   12.16.15   |   SHARE
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Get educated.

What Does That Mean? A Gender And Sexuality Glossary

Once upon a time, it was easier to keep track of gender. Today, not so much — the lines are blurred. For many, gender’s not so much about questioning Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   11.18.15   |   SHARE
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Is this too much to ask?

Trans Inclusivity: A How-To

Far from being the kind of monsters and predators some groups would have you believe, trans people are simply human beings who have to alter their Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   11.12.15   |   SHARE
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