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Medical Nightmare

The recurring theme in healthcare when it comes to being transgender is either lack of knowledge or outright discrimination, both of which I have experienced at the hands of doctors sworn to first do no harm according to the Hippocratic oath traditionally taken by doctors. The most recent case of discrimination I’ve experienced has been…

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A New Start for the Summer

I’m headed back to Arkansas, it’s really the only place that I have to go if I want to keep my sanity and not kill myself. Over the past two years, I’ve come to realize what a horrible, unwelcoming place that parts of Virginia are or have become. When it comes to community, it doesn’t…

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Out of Ignorance and Into my Pants: Bathroom Laws Against the Transgender Community

With the passing of North Carolina’s Bill HB2 into law, the war against the transgender community reached an all-time high, or rather low. The bill designates that no one shall be allowed to use a public restroom or gender specific facilities that does not match the biological gender on their birth certificate. The aim of…

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Will It Never Stop?

I’ve been subjected to constant discrimination in one form or another ever since I can remember, all for reasons that I really have little to no control over. I’ve been discriminated against because I’m autistic, have social anxiety, I am transgender, I am trans masculine, I am pansexual, the list could go on for nearly an entire page but those are the most common. I’m used to it and while it annoys me it really doesn’t bother me but so much. Though today the discrimination has really pissed me off, the discrimination wasn’t focused at me, but it did affect me because I didn’t get my damned pizza.

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