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Let’s Celebrate, Not Just Tolerate The Trans Community

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It saddens me that we don’t stand alongside our trans community when they may need us the most.

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

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 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.

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The Trans Mental Health Debate Is A Lot More Complicated Than You Think

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The commonly held interpretation is that I am “a woman trapped in a man’s body,” but the truth is much more complex than that.

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New Program Helps Trans And Non-Binary Folks Get Hired

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I Came Out As Trans To My Best Friend In Middle School — And She Rejected Me

The one person I thought I could trust, the one person I thought would accept me, turned her back on me. Image: Thinkstock.

When you have a best friend, you expect to be able to tell them anything and for them to love you unconditionally, without judgment. At least, that’s what I felt about my best friend in sixth grade. She was like an older sister to me; of course she would stick with me.

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I Came Out As Trans To My Best Friend In Middle School — And She Rejected Me

The one person I thought I could trust, the one person I thought would accept me, turned her back on me. Image: Thinkstock.

When you have a best friend, you expect to be able to tell them anything and for them to love you unconditionally, without judgment. At least, that’s what I felt about my best friend in sixth grade. She was like an older sister to me; of course she would stick with me.

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The Real Solution To The Trans Bathroom Debate

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[CN: transphobia] Having apparently solved all the actual problems in the world, a number of conservatives in state and local governments have turned their “small-government” focus onto the bathroom needs of trans and non-binary people.

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I Got It Wrong On Purpose: A Trans Woman On "Passing"

I am a woman in a world meticulously manicured to only allow certain women to occupy womanhood.

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