Tag Archives: lgbtqia

Transmasculine musings in the #MeToo era

[Image: Shawn Demmons and Jenna Rapues speak at the San Francisco Trans Day of Visibility celebration, March 2018.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Transmasculine musings in the #MeToo era“, is about how transgender and cisgender targets of sexual abuse and harassment can acknowledge and support each other.

This 9/11, the terrorists I fear are at home

[Image: Sit-in during a rally against police violence, San Francisco, July 2016. One person standing holds signs reading “Say It Loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud!” and “White Supremacy Is Terrorism!”]

Today’s post on Medium, “This 9/11, the terrorists I fear are at home“, shares my memories of the day and brief thoughts about terrorism and fear.

Ten years a Wikipedian

[Image: Screenshot from Pax’s Wikipedia user page, featuring various “Fun Facts” about them and a headshot.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Ten years a Wikipedian“, discusses the experiences and frustrations I’ve had as an editor of that encyclopedia, particularly since my gender transition. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Five years in transition

[Pax rocking a jacket and colorful tie in September 2013, the month after they came out as transgender. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Five years in transition“, marks five years since I first announced my gender transition. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Pose: Thoughts on gender, race, and identity

[Image: A performer from AsiaSF poses on the stage of the 2015 San Francisco Trans March.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Pose: Thoughts on gender, race, and identity“, explores memories and feelings I had about those issues after watching the TV series “Pose”. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Boy juice

[Image: Self-portrait of Pax inspecting a vial of testosterone on the day before their first injection, January 2014.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Boy juice“, is about my history of menstruation,  testosterone therapy, and dealing with the U.S. medical establishment. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Security theater in pink and blue

Today’s post on Medium, “Security theater in pink and blue“, is about trans-antagonistic security screening by the TSA. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Breasts, beards, and binaries

[Image: Pax pre-transition, wearing a sports bra and shorts, runs to the finish line of the US Half Marathon in San Francisco. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Breasts, beards, and binaries“, is about the significant gender dysphoria I experience as a transmasculine person with visible breasts. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive drafts.

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