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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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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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Queer Mother’s & Father’s Day

In addition to “What will they call you?”, I imagine that some people are wondering how we’re handling mother’s and father’s day. As I’ve mentioned, my partner and I are both transgender- and also both non-binary. There isn’t really a … Continue reading

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Things they don’t warn you about before top surgery: your chest getting engorged with milk when your baby cries, but not being able to get enough out to relieve the pain.

Ow. Of course, most people who talk about top surgery don’t talk about potential future pregnancy or lactating. I had a mastectomy, not keyhole, and I actually am producing a little bit of milk. Most people don’t know this is … Continue reading

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“What will they call you?”

When most people are having a child, the question is the other way around- what are you going to call them? When you get outside of the “traditional” family unit, though, then this question comes up. A lot. I don’t … Continue reading

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Why We’re Raising Our Kid/s Gendered

We are not raising this child genderless. We refer to our child as their assigned sex. When people ask “Is it a boy or a girl?” we answer how most people would consider correctly, we use gendered pronouns. Some parents … Continue reading

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