Update on La Familia
so i mentioned in my video that i’ve heard back from most of my extended family, at least through my parents. since the video, three of my aunts have contacted me directly, so i thought i’d just do a quick round-up of my relatives, briefly describing what they’re like and then going into more detail about their responses. i think it might be helpful to other guys who are trying to gauge how...
Transmen "doing class"
Today in my sociology course, we started talking about class. In college, I’ve deconstructued gdnder, race, and sexuality and bazillion times, but I have never thought about the constructs of class - or at least the constructs of the dialogue about and presentation of class. My professor argued that just like we “do gender” (this is a theoretical concept of Butler’s that i’m pretty sure every...
ATT ALL TRANS, GENDERQUEER/FLUID, PREOP, POSTOP,...
thecloudsaregathering: iragray: hehuntshumansx: my “genderqueer” boifriend is looking to have top surgery. my question to you is would you be willing to support it seeing as he’s not looking to actually transition from FTM? factoring in the fact that he prefers the term “genderfluid” to “genderqueer.”? knowing that he would full well support you in any endeavors you partake in, gender...
Transpeople & single-gender universities
shaanmichael: I recently came across a post made by Guess What’s Vegan pertaining to transgender people in single-gender schools. I’ve discussed this topic several times in various situations, but never thought to make a post about it until now. Please note my view does not go for the genderqueer or bi-gender. If the transperson in question doesn’t fully identify as the opposing gender [read:...
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave...– Anatole France
brothers, friends, and allies
i just wanted to take a second to express my extreme gratitude and happiness for the response i’ve gotten to my post asking for help with my chest surgery. i am seriously in awe of the response. less than 24 hours and a handful of people (most of whom i’ve never met) have donated. and i know there are a lot of people who can’t afford to give money, and i’ve been floored by all the people who...