Category Archives: Coming Out

A Note on Disclosure

This post began as a response to a comment from Genderkid. I decided that the issue of disclosure for trans people deserves it’s own post. Disclosure is usually considered narrowly in terms of trans status – do I disclose my … Continue reading

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My Mom’s First Post-Transition Visit

My mom came to visit, and she seems to have backtracked some from her initial, surprisingly supportive position on me being trans. She informed me that I am no longer welcome in her house, both because her husband can’t stand … Continue reading

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I Told My Mom I Was Trans

…and she had a much more positive reaction than I could ever have imagined. For those of you interested in the nuts and bolts of these kinds of conversations, I’ll map out how it went. First of all, I had … Continue reading

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Before You Tell Your Parents You’re Transgender…

*Note: I wrote this post before I came out to my mom. You can find my mom’s initial surprisingly supportive reaction to the news here, and her backtracking later on here. **Disclaimer: I run with a slightly older crowd of … Continue reading

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