Tag Archives: childhood

Change, you can change.

When I was about 3, my older brother, who was all of a wizened 4, and I stood one day at the edge of our front lawn, looking down at the 10 foot steep drop of brambles that fronted the … Continue reading

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Transitioning Early In Life Versus Transitioning Later In Life

This blog post was inspired by a very well written story in the July 2nd edition of the Vancouver Sun, about transgender youth and the difficulties they face. http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Making+transition/5039947/story.html Besides being pleased that the reporter was able to get the … Continue reading

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Casual Cruelty

One of the things that kept me afraid of even admitting my truth to myself, was the fear of the reaction of others when I claimed my rightful space as female. I knew there were would be people who could … Continue reading

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Practiced in the Art of Deception

When I was coming to terms with how I really felt about myself, something that confused me was, if I KNEW I was female, how could I go all those years hiding it not only from everyone, but also from … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Spotlight

When I was a very small child I hid. The world, and especially people, frightened me, and I did my best to duck away from sight. If I heard unfamiliar tires crunching the gravel of our driveway, I would run … Continue reading

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