A Name Change Update +

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 […]

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It’s Legal, Yay!

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 […]

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I Have A New Provider

I had a most wonderful visit with a new provider—A psych provider. She is a psychiatric nurse practitioner. The reason why I am seeing her is specifically to get a letter of recommendation from a competent mental health provider for vaginoplasty surgery. WPATH’s Standard of Care (SOC) recommendations for this surgery includes two letters from […]

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Legal Name Change is on Its Way

Well, I have been contemplating making a legal name change for some time. It wasn’t a priority when I first started transitioning last July. I guess the stimulus for thinking about it was the stronger dysphoria over having to use my birth name at times after I started cross hormone treatment in April. I say […]

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