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My Transman Identity

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Identity. It’s something we all carry with us. Created by our experiences, opinions, intersectionalities, statuses and expressed in our styles of dress, communication, and life choices. Our identities are formed and reformed every morning when we set out for a … Continued

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Coming Out as Transgender

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Lately I have been getting a lot of questions about how to come out to family members and friends who may not be super supportive. So I wanted to take this blog post to address those issues. Coming out as … Continued

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Wisconsin Pride

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This week I watched from afar as my home state took its first steps towards marriage equality. US District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage put in place in 2006 was unconstitutional. This ruling came down as … Continued

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Life After FTM Top Surgery

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It has been four months since I took the most important step so far in my life. Since that time I have been asked repeatedly if there is anything that I regret about my transition. I can confidently say that … Continued

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Break in the walls

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They want us in boxes not to close the lid on us but to understand to categorize to feel a sense of security to make the unknown a little less blurry. The fear of the unknown leads minds to slam … Continued

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How do I find a transgender friendly therapist?

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Therapy is one of the many hoops trans* individuals face before starting to transition. However, it is not always easy to find a therapist who has experience working with trans* patients or the knowledge to help gender non-conforming people navigate … Continued

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Queer Self Care

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The last morning of MBLGTACC I sat in a room waiting for a Queer Self Care workshop to begin. I was very happy to see that there was finally a workshop addressing self care in this conference because I know … Continued

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FTM Transition: From Fear to Motivation

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For me, MBLGTACC is the mark of another queer year. It is a time of reflection for me on how far I have come in my transition and work as an activist. Even though the conference is held in a … Continued

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#RespectOurIdentities

#RespectOurIdentities

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Lately we have seen a lot of news stories about transgender individuals, something that was not so common a few years ago. On one hand, it is fantastic that transgender people are actually recognized as existing. On the other hand, … Continued

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Top 5 Tips for Top Surgery

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These past couple weeks I have found 5 things that are absolutely essential to recovering from top surgery. Some of them are common sense, and some of them you might think aren’t all that necessary, but I’ve found that all … Continued

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