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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
I was afraid of what coming out publicly would do, but I knew I needed to come out to my family first. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

My (Unusually) Happy Coming Out Story

I am incredibly fortunate to have had such a positive coming out story. I know that and am thankful for it every day. Read...
Maggie Down of Role Reboot    |   04.20.18   |   SHARE
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It might seem frivolous to those who feel right at home being called "mom" or "dad," but many queer parents agonize over what their children will call them.

Not All Parents Are "Mom" Or "Dad" 

While it might seem frivolous to those who feel right at home in the titles "mom" or "dad," many queer parents agonize over what they want their Read...
Lindsay King-Miller    |   01.23.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Scott at www.creatista.com

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

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. Read...
Katelyn Burns    |   08.28.17   |   SHARE
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This is why I’m done “proving” my identity to the nay-sayers.

I'm Done Trying To "Prove" My Non-Binary Identity

Masculinity always felt like a pair of shoes that didn’t fit quite right. Whenever I tried to socialize with other boys in school, I was an alien Read...
Tris Mamone    |   08.16.17   |   SHARE
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Attention, If You Have Ever Said "A Man Would Never Have A Baby," A Transgender Man JUST DID

Today in, News That Will Hopefully Cease To Be News At Some Point In The Near Future: A transgender man had a baby. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.31.17   |   SHARE
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"What can I do to keep my fear from tearing us down?"

Ask Erin: Help! My Trans Partner’s Desire To Be Male Terrifies Me 

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to…Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   10.21.16   |   SHARE
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The one person I thought I could trust, the one person I thought would accept me, turned her back on me. Image: Thinkstock.

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

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 Read...
Courtney Cameron    |   06.21.16   |   SHARE
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