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 [...]
After a difficult time of trying to think of what words I can use to portray the meaning and purpose behind my upcoming Transgender Visibility Project, I have come up with a name that I feel that does just that. Next month I will be launching Trans*Muted: A Transgender Visibility Project to bring a positive, [...]
“If you look like a man in a dress, it makes people uncomfortable.” I can not express how utterly disgusted I am once again with Caitlyn Jenner. From the beginning of her transition when she made a huge deal on national television I have not liked Jenner. She has been the topic of several of [...]
I hate visiting the doctor, I hate it to the point where I have to pretty much be on the verge of death before I’ll visit a doctor. Part of the reason is the usual lack of punctuality for almost any doctor that I’ve been to, and part of it is because I am transgender. [...]
So with the lack of visibility when it comes to media coverage (unless we’re being sexualized), the lack of support from others in the TG community, and the prevalent idea that transmen aren’t to be considered man but rather women, where do we fit in? Where do we belong in the grand scheme of equality, or do we continue to not exist?