Okay, Some thought of late was how do I describe how I defend myself and my needs. Defend here is not in the physical sense. This was brought to the foreground by a reply to a reply to a post on not being a guy when someone refers to a crowd of mix gender as […]Read More How do I Explain a Prime Characteristic of my Womanhood
Back in January of 2020 I wrote My Amazing Progress as I was just finishing my social transition and made arrangements to embark on hrt and voice feminization training. I will say straight off say that I am even more pleased with my progress than I was back then. Of course, the road has been […]Read More My Progress Continues
And Her Mother Too. A little over a year ago during the holidays of 2019 I came out to my parents as a transgender woman. It was well received by my father. Although, he did point blank ask if I was on hormones, and what I was going to do about my hair. My mother […]Read More A Daughter and Her Father
I had spoken to a person on the phone at Social Security about mid-week. The person I spoke to informed me that due to covid-19 limitations name changes are taking 4 to 6 weeks to process, instead of the 2 weeks I was originally informed when I first inquired to confirm the process needed to […]Read More A Name Change Update +
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!
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