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calakazam:

seriously go vote for laverne cox in this like fuck does a cis man get more attention for a shit portrayal of transwomen than u know, an actual living transwoman

A bridge seemingly burning today in my family due to my being a trans woman. I would ask what to do when someone says “Don’t call me ever again,” but I think it is self-explanatory.

I used to cower at the fear of abandonment, but I am beginning to love the freedom that comes with showing people where the door is. That feels like healing.

More from a progressing prude.

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I was on the train yesterday looking at people and thinking about how I really don’t understand what it’s like to be normal. As a trans woman not yet on HRT, I have no idea how cis people feel. Absolutely none. It’s very odd to think about. Even though they have problems, they all seem so present in themselves. I have met some trans women on HRT who look present in this way too. I’ve been watching people all my life. It seems cis people were just born with this, and they have no idea it is anything significant. Um, yes. Feeling present with your basic physical state changes everything. Not liking some things about your body doesn’t negate that.

vayena:

save your breath i never was one!!!!!!!!!

vayena:

save your breath i never was one!!!!!!!!!

Learning to be gentle with myself in every action, including literally gentle in all touch. It feels like healing.

Had some interactions with a trans man in a queer space today. Told him blatantly that trans women have it worse, and he was like ohh… something just clicked. As the conversation continued, he showed us like, his belly and his moustache. I was stricken by his behavior. I just experienced it as bizarre. He eventually left us because the discussions of me and another trans woman about, like, sexual oppression were “girl talk”. Pretty much…

vayena:

a lot of these bands are still making music holy shit. did you know that? the used have like 9 albums. taking back sunday released a new record this year

rambleonamazon:

jenndolari:

While doing laundry, I caught the image of a woman out of the corner of my eye.  When I turned to look, it was just my shadow.

Then it hit me - the shadow of a woman.

It’s the little things that make me happy.

That may be the most beautiful thing I’ve read all week.