"I have to unconditionally surrender to the care and support of those around me. I have to be willing to let my heart be nourished just as much as my body."
"Human beings are not just the sum of their biology."
"You never lived to see the day when your life didn’t require a disclaimer — instead, your death now required one, too."
I wish I had the Perfect Transgender Narrative™ to convince you of my validity. But I don’t.
Brow filler isn't just for brows, my friends.
Many of the people who still insist that being transgender is a 'disorder' don’t actually care about our mental health.
When you create a definition of transgender that relies on gatekeeping, the door is wide open for friendly fire.
"I am absolutely terrified that my mental health status will be used against me."
I remember being wheeled into the operating room and thinking, "Am I seriously doing this?"
We need gender inclusivity when we're talking about menstruation.