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Another Narrative

Increasing people are aware of transgender people. More parents are aware that one day their son may turn around and say “Actually, I’m a girl”. And that’s great. Most people are familiar with this narrative: Susan finally gets up the … Continue reading

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My Parents and My Dysphoria

This last year has been the first time that I’ve had so little contact with my parents. I’ve seen them quite a few times, we talk on the phone regularly, but prior to now they were a much more constant … Continue reading

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“Mama”

When our baby was born, we talked to one of our professors. He’s the kind of person that just has a lot of random trivia, and he talked about how ‘mama’ is a sound babies tend to make while eating … Continue reading

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We’re Just Parents

I wanted to start this blog because I thought it was important. Important for me to have a place to talk about issues that come up from dealing with pregnancy and parenthood while being transgender- and also important to give … Continue reading

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How terrible it is for our children to be like us

There’s a used book store not too far from where we live, a really amazing, huge one- and most of the children’s books are $1 each. We went the other day to check for school books, look for the series of parenting … Continue reading

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Dysphoria

My dysphoria has been all over the place since I got pregnant. It’s going to, though. Since the baby actually came, it’s got outright conflicting, though. On the one hand, I’m proud of the fact that I brought this little … Continue reading

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Gender Neutral isn’t necessarily ideal, but I don’t know what is

Pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, parenthood- those are all highly gendered things to most people. I’ve been reading about it a lot, and it’s spoken of in highly gendered terms. Even people who are aware of trans people speak of birth with … Continue reading

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