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Dear My Fabulous Trans sisters, Cool it with the Reactionary Activism

Being transgender is an experience; I’ve known trans people from all over and I’ve noticed we often share universal experiences, hopes, and insecurities. Unfortunately I think there is also plenty of anger and frustration with a world that doesn’t see … Continue reading

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Lawyer Asserts that Transgender Prostitute’s Life Worth Less, Thankfully, Judge Disagrees

By Emily Ann Smith The Attorney of a man convicted in the brutal slaying of a transgender prostitute argued for leniency in sentencing his client because she didn’t belong to a certain class of individual, according to the New York … Continue reading

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Trying to shake the feeling that you’re not trans enough.

By Emily Ann Smith  Who I am in my personal life and who I am in public are different, because I’m still too scared to present as a woman. Yet I’ve given up so much to transition: so many friends, … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Post Thanksgiving Reflection: a Trip Home in Two Parts

by Emily Ann Smith I can ultimately say I had a positive trip back home this Thanksgiving.  It was the longest I’ve been home in about a year – just 6 days. It was also a time that was as … Continue reading

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I’m Back: 4.5mo/ HRT, End of Depressing Weeks, Optimism in High Gear

I am back to writing and blogging after taking a long break. The two weeks after I got back to DC had been some of the most stressful in my life, due to factors both within and out of my … Continue reading

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Trans Women and the False Security of Hyper-masculine Enviroments

I was a scared child. Scared of the dark. Scared of trolls. Scared of Dogs. Scared of most contact sports. I don’t thing I was the son my Marine father wanted. I grew up in a strange environment with plenty … Continue reading

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Getting My Friends to See the Woman Inside.

The most important part of my transition is growing more comfortable with living internally as a woman; as the months roll by, I feel female when I think about myself and the world around me. It disturbed me for how long … Continue reading

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Discovering That I was Transgender or A Brief History of Me

*This post does some slightly sexual material (nothing perverted)  but it may not be suitable for  those under 18* I’ve see a lot of people explain how they knew they were transgender, so I figured I should as well. I’m doing this not only for … Continue reading

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