I got the idea to write a post about saying “fuck” to passing from reading Rachel Ann Williams’ chapter: “Learning to say ‘fuck’ to passing” in her book Transgressive (for my review of this book see – A Review of a Transgender Book). As I now remember little about the specifics of this chapter or […]Read More Saying “Fuck” to Passing
After initiating a legal name change this summer I am legally Stephie Iris. I posted about what had transpired so far towards this destination in One More Step to My Legal Name Change. I left off there at the publication of the legal notice of the petition. Thursday I decided to check the progress of my […]Read More It’s Legal, Yay!
Well, Stephie’s been alive for 2 years, and she is feeling great. So this past Tuesday (10/10/20) marked the 2 year anniversary of having fully recognized myself as a woman. There had been thoughts about it before, but this date marks a complete break from any previous gender identity I may have been carrying around […]Read More Stephie’s Two Year Birthday Celebration
I recently received a free 3 month trial of Amazon Prime’s Kindle Unlimited when I purchase a new Kindle. Since, then (mid-September) I have read a number of transgender and gender diverse books.1 The quality and substance fell into a range of very good to horrendous. But, that is not the point of this post. […]Read More Don’t Define Me
[Note – So you might be better able to follow the flow of this post, it was written at different times in order of when they were written, so every thing in present terms. It made sense to me, so I wouldn’t need to go back and change tenses. I think it gives a better […]Read More Why is This Bothering Me So Much?
This will be a short post (a mini). My petition to legally change my name from my birth name to Stephie Iris (same last name) was filed on 9/8/20. On 9/10/20 they mailed my case number to me. The notification of publication was filed and copies mailed on 9/22/20. Also on this date the publication […]Read More One More Step to My Legal Name Change
This is my first mini post in quite awhile. It is not exactly that I have had nothing to write about that is happening in my life as I continue to transition. I guess nothing has moved me to write as what happen this Thursday morning(10/8/20).^ This could go under the heading of super excited, […]Read More Starting Voice Feminization Training Again
Actually, it began before I started to live my life as a woman. Even before I fully identified as a woman. I remember during the four years of exploring my femininity before identifying as a woman how I look forward to every chance I could get to get dressed up and explore my body sexually.† […]Read More How Transitioning Has Taken Over My Life
I have thought about writing a post of this nature for awhile, but recently I had an added incentive for wanting to write it. I had a telephone intake on 9/1/20 for bottom surgery. Initially the person conducting the intake, who is a transwoman herself, said having the surgery is not about if your trans […]Read More Gender Dysphoria vs. Body Dysphora