Category Archives: Personal

Four easy steps for talking to children about your trans status (Gender Analysis 18)

By Heather McNamara One of the most common issues I hear cis people blow out of proportion is the subject of talking to children about trans people. What will they tell their kids? It’s so confusing! As queer people, most … Continue reading

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Cis world, trans world: interactional gaps (Gender Analysis 13)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Social interactions between trans people and cis people are often fraught with misunderstandings, miscommunications, and confusion on both sides. Even assuming good intentions all around, it’s so easy for us … Continue reading

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Why do you call yourself a lesbian if your girlfriend has a dick? (Gender Analysis 12)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Zinnia: Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. The sexuality of trans people and our partners is something that many cis people struggle to understand. Misconceptions about who we are lead to oversimplified folk theories of what … Continue reading

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3 years of HRT, and 8 things I’ve learned (Gender Analysis 11)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. For the past three years, I’ve been on hormone replacement therapy as a part of transitioning. Hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, is usually comprised of testosterone blockers and estrogen for … Continue reading

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Spawn More Trans: Transgender Awareness and Activation (Live at Social Justice Calgary)

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