Tag Archives: gender identity

This is Not a Sex Change

Okay, so it has been a long time since my last post. That was then. This is now. And here is a new post. In two weeks, to this day, I am having Gender Reassignment Surgery in Montreal. May 9, … Continue reading

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The Mermaid’s Memory

Once again, my blog is being neglected.  I have been trying to post here, but lately everything I write seems… terrible. I suppose I have been trying to keep a certain standard here and when something just doesn’t work I … 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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I Am Woman*

Notice the little asterisk after “Woman” up there in the title? That’s my reality. It took me a long time to accept that I was female. Longer to actually embrace it, celebrate it and live it. Now that I have, … 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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Lemons, Grapes, Bananas, Turnips

Which one of those, Lemons, Grapes, Bananas, and Turnip, is not like the others? That’s correct! The answer is “Turnips”, the only vegetable of the four. Here’s another one. Which one of these is not like the others?: Lesbian, Gay, … Continue reading

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