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”
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’
Pride month is FAST approaching & I’m interested to see if any businesses have learned from their mistakes of the past years The amount of logos changed for a month, window displays lasting just for pride. It’s all performative & exploitative, if in reality nothing is being done to support & accommodate LGBTQ+ people. It’sContinue reading “STOP CAPITALISING OFF OUR RAINBOW”
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”
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”
LITERALLY. EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. Whatever your gender, your race, your sexual orientation, your abilities, your size. Your body is beautiful and worthy of your respect & love. Repeat it to yourself again and again and again, if that’s what it takes for you to believe it.
#TRANSGENDERAWARENESSWEEK The first 3 steps to being a trans ally: 1. Listen to & share the voices of trans people! There are SO many accounts on the internet including mine, where trans people are pouring free resources out there for you to learn from. SEEK THEM. Follow at least 5 new accounts this week toContinue reading “AMPLIFY OUR VOICES”
CW:/ discussion of body parts & potentially dysphoria inducing language.