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Opening the Door to Therapy

Opening the Door to Therapy

I was the eldest son in a family of six kids. But it wasn’t always this way and certainly wasn’t at all obvious to anyone but me – on the outside. Or if anyone had noticed, they certainly never said a word. You see, I was actually the second oldest child and born in a […]

Trans Advocate Agnes Torres legacy lives on 7 years later

Trans Advocate Agnes Torres legacy lives on 7 years later

Transgender advocate extraordinaire Agnes Torres Hernández was found in a ravine along Siglo XXI highway on March 10th, 2012. She was lifeless, her body brutalized, burned alive. There are accounts that suggest that she was murdered by a lover, but it goes without saying this outspoken advocate angered some powerful politicians. In 2010, Torres filed […]

Transition: The First Step

Transition: The First Step

It doesn’t matter if you are female to male or male to female, everyone who has ever transitioned has their list of doctors they would recommend, doctors you should stay away from, and hours upon hours of well-meant advice about being transgender and/or becoming your authentic self. I didn’t know this until after I’d begun […]

I’m a Boy! I’m a Real Boy! Or…how to become a boy without really trying?

I’m a Boy! I’m a Real Boy! Or…how to become a boy without really trying?

“When did you know you wanted to be a boy?” I haven’t been keeping careful track; but, I’m quite certain that this question is in the top two most asked by people who have heard about my transition and feel the need to ask questions. What I couldn’t do if I’d thought to collect a […]

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