My own story with top surgery is of great personal significance: it’s where my journey started 5 years ago.
What does it feel like to have top surgery? In this raw journal/log submitted to Featured Voices, Marval Rex spiritually walks us through the first 7 days following the operation.
Jamie critically examines the significance of top surgery: “I love my chest, but I don’t want to be defined by it or judged for it.”
Top surgery can signify freedom, but does this freedom come at a price? For this month’s Featured Voices, Devin explores what freedom means for our trans sisters in the wake of increased visibility as well as violence.
Kameron learns to trust his gut, and schedules top surgery after 12 years of thinking about it.
Malin in Saskatchewan, Canada, navigates the government funded healthcare system with a mix of serendipity and perseverance to access top surgery and other trans care needs as a nonbinary person.
Emily is comfortable in their breasted body, and uses this to challenge society’s norms about what is shameful, obscene, or beautiful.
Featured Voices: Raye’s tale of the first time they wore a binder reveals why they’re afraid to wear it again, and also, why they’re not afraid of their chest the way it is.
Featured Voices: I set a monthly “theme” for my blog and invite others to write a guest post for that month.
I think every person has some unique attribute to add to the mix, and often this attribute is one that that gets lost in the shuffle of the collective narrative. I’d love a chance to highlight diverse stories through my tiny platform.
Launching this month!