I will start and say this was the third transversary I have celebrated. All of them at Bone Fish Grill. The first two were My One Year Mark of Transitioning Celebration and Stephie’s Two Year Birthday Celebration. One year of transitioning was the first. My two years as Stephie was the second, and perhaps the most important […]Read More My Transversary Celebration of 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 […]Read More One Year on HRT
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 […]Read More What’s It Like?
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!
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