Remaining stealth is important to many bloggers for a variety of reasons, and I frequently refer to my inclination for semi-anonymity. But lately it has become increasingly difficult to keep all of my identities in check, neatly compartmentalized and perpendicularly aligned, as my lives intersect in many ways. Whenever I have to give out my “real” name to someone – by “real” I usually mean … Continue reading Orange Red, Red Orange: Intersecting Identities
Curiosity usually gets the best of me, so I’d like to run an experiment. Which I am totally stealing from Eli. (But stealing without attribution brings bad blog juju, plus Eli’s blog is pretty awesome too!) Just as a matter of record, I was wondering, what do I look like to a stranger So dear readers, followers, fans, companions and friends, even if you have … Continue reading The (Other) Experiment
A few people recently asked me this. There is no one way I deal/t with dysphoria, it’s more of a combination of methods depending on the situation. Here are some ideas that came to mind. Ignore it. Like a nagging and pesky fly, try to forget about it. For instance, I’ll shield myself from a stranger’s gender assumptions, brush it off, tell myself that it … Continue reading How do I deal with dysphoria?
The other day a former co-worker of mine found me and this blog. “You’re on the first row of images when I google ‘legalize trans’” she excitedly skyped. Other than a few choice people who know my real name, I try very hard to keep this blog semi-anonymous. In real life, I’m not out out. Meaning once in a while I’ll post an LGBTQ-related news … Continue reading On Anonymity
I Won! This blog was nominated for the Liebster Award! (Thanks Just Another WW – now go check out her blog.) The best part about being nominated is that you automatically win. The Liebster works more like a Chain mail/post, where the nominee then bestows the honor to 5 other blogs, and thus the love is passed along. The catch is that the blogs should … Continue reading Liebster Award!
This is the round-up post for August’s Carnival of Aces. This month’s theme was relationships, and we had a wide range of participants and posts. The Finalists Guess what? Everybody made the cut! (Ok, it was never a competition to begin with, but now you can’t say you’ve never won anything). Here’s the rundown, in alphabetical order: Ace Eccentric (from an Asexual Space) questions what’s … Continue reading Carnival of Aces: Relationships