Tag Archives: #Trans

Yet Again

  Another hospitalization under my belt. Suicidal ideation reared its head. For the fourth time in a fifteen-month span, it beckoned. This time, I managed to avoid the clique-ishness of the staff at the one hospital and the vulgarity of … Continue reading

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Powerful Groups

There is at least one in every crew, I’m told. The choice is whether to pay attention to or ignore the person(s) who rub me the wrong way. Lately, I’ve been able to curtail the voice of someone who vents, … Continue reading

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Missing Out

Last week I longed to write yet was stunned in more ways than one. When my psyche is struck, my whole Self responds, sometimes in a strained way the same any person would be as if kicked in the gut. … Continue reading

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Nearly (In)visible

Today I made my monthly pilgrimage to my hairstylist, Z. She works out of a local barber shop. Z is so cool. We discuss all topics imaginable as long as we keep our voices low so other stylists and patrons … Continue reading

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Realizing I’m one of the ‘older’ ones.

When I see myself as a trans guy, I don’t see myself as 50-ish. I think of myself (coming out late, this year, in fact), as a young man. How I see me is important because it’s meant the difference … Continue reading

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