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Reading: "The Body is Not an Apology"

I’ve been trying to read a book for fun since before I started my Master’s, but starting the Master’s killed that dream. You see, I finished my Master’s 2 years ago, then I started/bought/picked out tonnes of books to read (not to mention all the abandoned books in my ‘carts’ and wish-lists) but the issues at hand is: I still...

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Top Surgery: Fatphobia & Surgery prep

I have been experiencing fatphobia and medical oppression since I was a wee PREEteen (badumtss for the pun). Fast forward a decade, I’m well along my gender journey, I’m at one of the best parts: I love myself for who and how I am. I physically feel that my external aesthetic conveys exactly who I am -- except when I...

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Restoring the Circle

I’m feeling grateful for the intentional and impactful space I shared with my colleagues at the 'Restoring the Circle: Trans Inclusion in Healthcare, Schools, and Social Services' Conference on June 3rd 2019. One of the quotes that stuck with me was something that Diane Ehrensaft, said: “it’s about stages, not ages”. This really resonated with me as an ‘elder-youth’, a...

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Restoring the Circle

I’m feeling grateful for the intentional and impactful space I shared with my colleagues at the 'Restoring the Circle: Trans Inclusion in Healthcare, Schools, and Social Services' Conference on June 3rd 2019. One of the quotes that stuck with me was something that Diane Ehrensaft, said: “it’s about stages, not ages”. This really resonated with me as an ‘elder-youth’, a...

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