One Year on HRT

April 8, 2021 marked my one year transversary of cross hormone treatment (commonly know as hrt†). I thought that in this post that I might share some of the results I have had so far. I hope this will be helpful to anyone considering hrt themselves and will be informative to the general public. There […]

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What’s It Like?

Okay, what is what like? What is it like being a transgender woman? I am not talking about what’s it like to live as a woman who’s sex assigned at birth doesn’t match her gender identity, but that internal sense or feeling of my being a woman. It is possible that it is no different […]

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My Progress Continues

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 […]

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I am not a Guy

Everyone got that. This is my response to being included in the phrase “you guys” or it’s use at all in mixed company. “Oh, don’t be so sensitive Stephie, it’s not meant to misgender anyone, it is just a common phrase you use to address a group.” Well, I will, hopefully, explain way I am […]

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A Daughter and Her Father

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 […]

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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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Saying “Fuck” to Passing

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 […]

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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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