What is “trans resilience”?

I love the word “resilience.” Webster’s has two definitions. The first is “an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change.” The second one is more interesting: “the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress.” At first look, it seems likeContinue reading “What is “trans resilience”?”

On Being Misgendered

Being misgendered is all too common an experience for those of us who are trans or gender-nonconforming. It can be a very stressful, sometimes devastating experience. Most of the time, it’s a mistake. When we first meet someone, our brains make super quick assumptions based on a little information. Sometimes it’s because someone knew youContinue reading “On Being Misgendered”