Three years ago, I wrote Happy Not-the-Momma’s Day. I revisited that post and was struck by the changes and developments since then. First, some things which remain true. I have not and will not try to shoehorn myself into Mother’s Day, because that is a day where we celebrate my wife. My daughter doesn’t call... Continue Reading →
Review: What Is A Woman? (2020)
This is a short film from Sweden, and is available via Kanopy (check with your local library to see if you get free access to the collection). Note: This is not the 2022 film from Matt Walsh. There are spoilers in this post. In fact, the post is one giant spoiler. That said, even if... Continue Reading →
Max: Twisted Scripture
Last time, I got into a comment posted by "Max" which led off by comparing LGBTQ+ people/activism to a Cult?; this was just the first phrase of the first sentence of his comment. The remainder of his comment drew on the Bible to try to imply that simply being LGBTQ+ is sinful. I want to address his (mis)use of scripture and the flawed conclusions he arrives at.
Max: LGBTQ+ Cult?
A few days ago, user "Max" replied to a comment made by Brendan Birth on my post about Q: What do I do if I’m transphobic and homophobic? / As a Christian believer, will God disown me if I transition from MTF? Max's comment makes a few claims and cites scripture. I was setting up to reply to Max in another comment, but decided this is a big enough topic to deserve its own post.
What is Gender? (Part 3)
To categorize humans, we first need to decide on which characteristics we will use for evaluation and sorting them.
Q: Do trans [people] know I reject your trans non-word cisgender?
As a trans person, I’ve read your question, so I can answer truthfully, “yes, at least one trans person knows you reject ‘cisgender’.” But that leads me to ask you “am I supposed to care?”
What is Gender? (Part 2)
When we left off, we had covered the dictionary definition of gender and a few related concepts. We found that while gender and sex relate to each other, one does not dictate the other. Let's dig deeper...
When forms ask for sex/gender… what’s a trans woman to do?
I was recently completing forms for a doctors office. While these forms were tedious before I came out, as a trans person, they've become really tricky.
A big event in the LGBTQ+ community this week was the news of Elliot Page coming out as transgender.
[NSFW] What’s it like to have those parts?
CONTENT WARNING: Genitals and Sensations from them. I recently happened across a post on Reddit where a Redditor asked some questions to people who have had Gender Confirming Vaginoplasty (as I have). These are my answers to her questions.