Coming Out to Your Parents as Trans

  Are you an adolescent or teen and want to come out to your parent(s)? In this video I go over some things to keep in mind, as well as really great resources you can use to help you along the way. Links mentioned in the video: Reader Q&A:...

Rockin’ It: Five Months Post Op

by Danielle Badler It’s been almost exactly five months since my GRS surgery. Time to assess. I’ve heard people in similar situations say, “I’m still the same person.” I agree and disagree. Oh sure, I have the same flesh and blood. Although, uh, the shape of the flesh...

Some Advice on “Passing” by Zinnia Jones

I've noticed that this website is in need of more discussion around transgender, gender, and transitioning topics than I can cover (or even should cover!) on my own. I recently reached out to writer and videoblogger Zinnia Jones, whose writing I have admired for quite some...

Tips for Air Traveling if You are Transgender

I've heard a lot of transgender and nonbinary folks say they are terrified to travel by plane for fear of what might happen when going through security. I decided to look into this and it turns out it isn't as hard as you might have thought! I recorded...

Overthinking: Saboteur of Transition?

Guest Blog by Darlene Tando, LCSW Note from Dara: I love connecting with other gender therapists from around the world. One of them is Darlene Tando, who I had the pleasure of meeting (thanks to the wonders of the internet) almost two years ago when I...

Do I Reveal My Past? Or Not?

Guest Post by Danielle Badler I’ve run into this situation a number of times. There I am, chatting away, and the conversation meanders into our respective pasts. Loves. Marriages. Kids. Work history. Places we’ve lived. Interests. And, again and again, the dilemma raises its dirty little head...

The Beginning: My First Step Towards Ending the Lies

by woodentulip So I decided to do just one thing for 2015. Well, I decided in Mid December really. That was to stop lying to myself.  A simple, straightforward step, that I do not regret and feel better for it. I cry each time I think directly upon that...

An FtM Perspective on…Transitioning

by Max Meyer The Most Important Lesson from My Transition There is a misconception that transitioning will fix all of the problems in your life. Although it does offer a great sense of fulfillment through the joyful acceptance and expression of a huge part of your identity,...