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’

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”

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”

ALL BODIES ARE GOOD BODIES

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.

AMPLIFY OUR VOICES

#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”

PUT YOUR PRONOUNS IN YOUR BIO

THERE IS NO SURE WAY TO KNOW SOMEONE’S GENDER IDENTITY / PRONOUNS WITHOUT ASKING. PUT YOUR PRONOUNS IN YOUR DAMN BIO!! – normalise sharing & asking for pronouns – stop assuming pronouns based on how you perceive someone’s gender identity. – The more normal it becomes to ask for everyone’s pronouns, regardless of appearance, theContinue reading “PUT YOUR PRONOUNS IN YOUR BIO”