YOU DON’T NEED SURGERIES TO BE TRANS & VALID

many people cannot afford the surgeries or hormones they need. many wait years for access. and many choose not to medically transition. this does not in any way de-validate their experiences. you do not need to DO anything to be trans and valid in this world. simply feeling / relating to / identifying with transness,Continue reading “YOU DON’T NEED SURGERIES TO BE TRANS & VALID”

TRANS PEOPLE DON’T HATE OURSELVES

the transohobes love to argue that we make decisions about our bodies because ´we can’t accept / we dislike what we were given’. In reality, we just want to connect & belong. being trans is not about hating who we were, but about loving who we are. trans people don’t ‘hate ourselves’

PRE-T TIPS FOR TRANSMASC PEOPLE

*transmasc TIPS FOR REDUCING DYSPHORIA (pre-hormones) because I get asked a lot. disclaimer – none of these things are necessary to be valid as a trans person. Some people will find some / all of these useful, others will not and THAT’S OK. These are just a few common techniques. Please don’t feel like youContinue reading “PRE-T TIPS FOR TRANSMASC PEOPLE”

LETS STOP TELLING TRANS PEOPLE TO BE PATIENT

since I first remember questioning my gender identity, I’ve had to be patient. I’ve had to wait to connect with myself, to see myself, to BE myself. waiting & being patient is something we, as trans people, often have to do. we spend what feels like LIFETIMES being patient. & although intentions may not beContinue reading “LETS STOP TELLING TRANS PEOPLE TO BE PATIENT”

SEX ≠ GENDER

GENDER ≠ SEX. and neither are binary.⁣To recap: a persons SEX refers to a set of physical, biological features of the body, including sexual anatomy, hormone levels, chromosomes & genes. Sex is assigned at birth.⁣GENDER is a psychological and socially constructed set of identities, roles & behaviour. Gender identity refers to a persons “deeply heldContinue reading “SEX ≠ GENDER”

for Women’s Republic LET’S NORMALIZE THIS: TRANS INCLUSION

Recently I answered some questions for Women’s Republic all about transgender inclusion. Read the full article below / via Women’s Republic “ With Transgender Awareness Week in November, how better to celebrate then with a fab Q&A with activist @youcancallmeaz Az has an Instagram platform with a substantial following and aims to spread awareness ofContinue reading “for Women’s Republic LET’S NORMALIZE THIS: TRANS INCLUSION”

ALL GENDERS CAN BLEED

CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK OF MENSTRUATION Recently I answered some questions for @bloodyhonest about my challenges as a transgender non-binary person experiencing periods in the world we live in today & i wanted to share my answers with you all, as I think this is a super important conversation to have. WE MUST STARTContinue reading “ALL GENDERS CAN BLEED”

NEVER APOLOGISE FOR YOUR SENSITIVITY

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS ‘TOO SENSITIVE’ Throughout my life I’ve been told countless times that I am ‘too sensitive’.⠀⠀As a child I carried my emotions on my sleeve & this often invoked comments such as “lighten up” or “it’s not that bad” or “why are you getting so upset”⠀⠀I AM HERE TO TELLContinue reading “NEVER APOLOGISE FOR YOUR SENSITIVITY”