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”

people of all genders can get their period

let’s get inclusive some women don’t experience periods – that doesn’t, in any way, de-validate their experience of womanhood. The same goes for men who bleed – they are still valid men.⁣For people who exist outside of binary, it can be extremely frustrating to be not only ignored from the conversations about periods but alsoContinue reading “people of all genders can get their period”

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”

STOP CAPITALISING OFF OUR RAINBOW

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”