Being so excitable, perfecting the north eastern hey, that says I have not quite grown up, it’s nice to see you settled he says, and I am secretly thinking just the same, openly pretending not to notice the rhythms repeating themselves underneath, and thinking perhaps to let them grow their shoots taller, a little taller.
Mr. Sexsmith: trans youth family allies survey →
I am now rolling out my own longitudinal research with families of trans youth (youth = any age under 18 years old). In brief, we’re conducting an anonymous online research study which involves answering personal questions concerning one’s status as a parent of a transgender youth. The…
Seeking “family recognition” rights through marriage, therefore, means seeking...– Dean Spade, Normal Life - Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of the Law (via thirdsexblog) I’m reading this book know and it’s AMAZING. Everyone should read it. Right now.
monday 18th february
everything I thought could be possible is possible because you are in my life and I am thankful every day, every morning, every noon time, every night. when I eat my food, or get a glass of water, and think about walking and cycling, looking out of the window, think about packing up my bag, think about getting ready for the day. when I think about all the things I know and have learnt and can feel...
vacantruffian asked: I want to work with you. so bad.
experiencing a not quite. and then it becomes multi multi multi and there are so many parts and portions that carve themselves up into each other and try to share that plate. and you’d probably rather have a bowl, all mixed in together. realising not coming from anywhere and just trying to get somewhere else or not even worrying about arriving. being active in the not seeking and seeking for...
Rise early before the dawn, free from care, and seek adventures.
all the glory that the lord has made and the complications you could do without
Gendered Intelligence: Relationships & Disclosure... →
genderedintelligence: When: Saturday 26th January, 1.45 - 5PM Where: Central School of Speech and Drama, NW3 3HY. (Map) Meet in reception at 1.45. Nearest tube: Swiss Cottage Our next session for young trans people aged 13 to 25 will be a ‘SOFFA’ session - this is where… My mum will be there as a parent volunteer :)
something says karma, something says that’s enough for you and that’s all you’re getting because you did something worth punishing, something says the light can stay on and you can sleep an extra two hours and get too hot under the heater at the end of the bed, something is coming up out of your insides, I don’t know maybe it’s like a round trip and you will come back...
Petition Against Julie Burchill's Transphobic Hate... →
jjfanshawe: The petition is about this article by Julie Burchill in the Guardian. Be warned though, this is a hugely transphobic piece of bullshit. It really is vile. Please sign. Burchill has written a disgusting hate speech and it needs to be challenged.