Some trans people insist that in transition they didn’t change their genders, they changed their bodies to align with the gender they’ve been since birth. But for me, I don’t think I really had a well-defined sense of gender at birth. It had to be shaped into existence by the regulations of society on how boys and girls are “supposed” to act.
I don't know much about Rachel, but I just love her writing. I could easily feature every one of her posts. She has a lot to say, she says it well, and most T-Central readers can certainly relate to much of it.
In Early Days of Transition: A Phenomenology of Change, Rachel talks about the awkward days when she first began her transition and needed to re-learn the "mechanisms of gender behavior".
Meeting my surgeon’s nurse - Progress has been made! On Friday I had a consultation with the surgeon’s nurse. I handed her the form I’d filled in, which the surgeon had given me at his...
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