It’s almost 7pm and I’m about to watch the first of the World Cup Semi-Finals in Russia 2018. Usually, England are long gone from the tournament by this stage. But this time, unbelievably, we’re still there. Dare we dream?
Yesterday was like Christmas for grown-ups. I woke up like a kid on Christmas morning, so excited about seeing England in the World Cup Quarter-Final (OMG, what a football match!) But, like a transphobic relative on Christmas Day, there had to be someone to spoil it, didn’t there? Enter the TERFs.
So I’ve now been on MTF hormones for a month. Well, about a month and a half actually, but who’s counting? Not much has happened, but I thought I’d do a bit of an update anyway.
I’ve just taken the shiny foil backing off my third estrogen patch and applied the little beauty to my left hip. It’s exactly one week and 38 minutes since I started HRT – and this is my story so far.
I’m very lucky that my friends have taken my “transness” on board completely since I came out last summer. My family, on the other hand, are finding things a little harder. I thought I’d write a piece about deadnaming.
I need to be very careful what I write here because legal wheels are in motion on several fronts, but I couldn’t let this incident go without saying anything. It’s not every day you get slandered by a TERF in the Houses of Parliament.
It’s about 3am and I’ve got ruddy insomnia, so I shall write about what happened at last night’s Slimming World group – when I came out as transgender. And it couldn’t have gone better.
Dear Diary, apologies for neglecting you. Truth be told, I’ve been neglecting myself a bit of late. Time to “sort ma life out” and get back on track.
One of the most bonkers things I get from the TERFs on Twitter is that I’m sexist towards women (not just me – all trans girls). One once wrote that this blog is “dripping in misogyny”. Nothing could be further from the truth – I adore women so much that I want to become one, FFS! Anyway, I went on a hen do on Saturday, and that just reinforced the love and respect I have for women. WOMEN ARE AWESOME!!!
You all know what the glass ceiling is, right? But what about the cotton ceiling – and are cis lesbians and straight men who don’t find transwomen sexually attractive therefore transphobic? Here are my thoughts.