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”

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”

EUPHORIA IS BEAUTIFUL

EUPHORIA IS BEAUTIFUL. LET’S CELEBRATE IT !⁣We talk a lot about the struggles transgender people face day to day, but generally not enough about the BEAUTY & JOY that comes along with it too.⁣As a trans-masc person I’ve always struggled with unreliable feelings of euphoria, from extreme joy & happiness seeing my reflection, to completeContinue reading “EUPHORIA IS BEAUTIFUL”

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.