CW: descriptions of emotional abuse, gaslighting, homophobia, transphobia, racism, and being disowned by family. So, my nesting partner, Falon, and I are once again talking about getting our legal name changes done. It’s been something that we’ve wanted to do
Holy shit, y’all! For the first time in 4-years, my partner, Falon, and I have gone a FULL MONTH [that’s over 4-weeks] without experiencing any form of transphobic or queerphobic street harassment of any kind. It is fucking glorious! For
Fact: the vast majority of people I have interacted with throughout my life do not respect, or even acknowledge most of the terminology I used to describe myself, or that other non-binary or gender nonconforming people use for themselves either.
So, it dawned on me recently that I think I’ve been, like, subconsciously going back into the closet… Over the past two months I have been dressing less and less femme, I’ve been very sporadically wearing bras (when I had