Mailed

So, this morning (9/23/22) I mailed off to Social Security all the necessary paperwork and documents for them to change my sex marker. This change will eventually go to my Medicare and Medicaid accounts, and so future providers need not know of the difference between feminine name and male sex marker. This should lead to […]

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Neck Surgery

I recently had neck surgery for the third time. There was one little big! difference—my label, which goes on all the forms, uses an “F” to mark my sex: NAME: W*******, STEPHIE IACT#: 18362SEX: FDOB: 06/17/59AGE: 62DR: MOSKOWITZ,NATHANDOS: 03/25/22MD I actually didn’t realize this until several days of being home. But it was a psychological […]

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On Target

{Before I get on with this mini post, I want to announce that this is my 101st blog post. This means I am now over 100 posts on my blog. When I started, I had no idea I would have done so many, but I have. My topics have ranged from various transitioning issues and […]

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She Finally Said My Name

Who said my Name? It was a longtime and I mean longtime friend of my partner. They have known each other since junior high school, and they are 71 years old. What so significant about her calling me “Stephie,” that’s right “Stephie.” Well this woman is pretty much a Christian fundamentalist. Believes Genesis to be […]

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Stephie @ 3

Stephie (that’s me) turned 3 years old yesterday (11/10/21). Since her birth I have been no other. 100% woman. But, celebrating Stephie’s birthday is actually a double celebration. I have been legal tender for a year. Yay! As has become the routine I went out to dinner with my partner, Bette, to celebrating my transversaries, […]

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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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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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