Come Out While in a Relationship
Beginning your transition while in a relationship can be difficult and complicated for many reasons. Here are some tips relating to this situation that will hopefully make the process go smoother. Communicate your thoughts: Strong communication is part of any relationship (not to sound like a planning class teacher but it is) When you come out to your partner tell them what you want from them...
Reblogging to give advice
fuckyeahftms: Hi. I’m Scott (13 years old) and I’ve finally decided that I am definitely male. The problem is, I’m only 13. Can I even start testosterone now? And how do I tell my parents? The hardest thing is that I’ve been going to school with the same kids for the past 8 years of my life, and I know they wouldn’t react well to a transgender kid. I’m just so scared and confused. I feel like a...
Tucking: Tips and Tricks
Trigger Warning - Use of XY genital names when referring to female-identified trans* people Disclaimer: I want to first apologize for using the XY genital names when referring to female-identified trans* people, if I could get my point across with out using those names I would but all of the research done has used those names. Many female identified trans* people choose to tuck, which simply...
Resource for Black Transmen
Manitoba passes gender identity into Human Rights... →
criacow: (Link is currently down for me, but Google’s cache verifies it’s the right one.) Bill 36 got royal assent this week, making Manitoba the second major jurisdiction (24 hours after Ontario :D) to protect the civil and human rights of trans-identified people. (As far as I can tell, Manitoba’s only protects gender identity, not gender expression; there is Some Question as to what that...
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Mymyssingy: Coming out to family
Trans*Teens post about coming out to family here: http://transteens.tumblr.com/post/23779705873/coming-out-to-family-tips#note-container Everybody’s coming out experiences are different and there is no one way to come out. Sometimes coming out can be a positive experience while other times it can be a very negative one. Make sure you have a support system to turn to if it doesn’t go...
From Carmen Carrera's Facebook
Please share and support. No one deserves to be disrespected like that. Something needs to change, education needs to happen. “Im really trying to be a positive role model for trans people and it upsets me that after I SPECIFICALLY asked the producers of “Cake Boss” NOT to disrespect me or trans people. Before I agreed to do this show, I was assured and then reassured that it...
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Everyone should check this out, especially if you’re interested in making your school a safer place for trans* students. http://transgenderlawcenter.org/pdf/beyond_the_binary.pdf
Binding: Tips and Tricks
A lot of trans-masculine identified people choose to bind their chest. There are many ways of doing this however some ways are more dangerous than others. The safest and most effective way of binding is wearing a compression vest (often referred to as a binder) Compression vests are available online at Underworks FtM ( http://ftm.underworks.com/ ) and T-Kingdom ( http://www.t-kingdom.com/ ) What...
Art of Transliness: Relationship Tips for Trans*... →
artoftransliness: Relationships are tough, and there probably isn’t a single person on the planet who has it all figured out. We all stumble through issues with communication, jealousy, petty disagreements, and so on. However, there are some issues that are more likely to come with the territory when you are a…