Category Archives: Depersonalization

Depersonalization and sensitivity to fluorescent lighting: Have other trans people experienced this?

As a teenager, I was often profoundly uncomfortable with the fluorescent lights used in schools, businesses, and other settings. From age 13 onward, it was impossible for me not to notice the unnerving light and color they cast onto everything, … Continue reading

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Gender Analysis in Slate: An interview on trans depersonalization and “rapid onset gender dysphoria”

Previously: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization, ends up blaming Zinnia Jones My letter to the Brown Daily Herald on “rapid onset gender dysphoria”, and Lisa Littman’s response I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Evan … Continue reading

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My letter to the Brown Daily Herald on “rapid onset gender dysphoria”, and Lisa Littman’s response

Previously: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization This weekend, I wrote in to the Brown Daily Herald on the controversy over a recent study on “rapid onset gender dysphoria” by Brown assistant professor Lisa Littman:

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“Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization, ends up blaming Zinnia Jones

Previously: Fresh trans myths of 2017: “rapid onset gender dysphoria” “Rapid onset gender dysphoria”: What a hoax diagnosis looks like Depersonalization in gender dysphoria: widespread and widely unrecognized Lisa Littman’s long-awaited “rapid onset gender dysphoria” (ROGD) study was finally published … Continue reading

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Born dead: Learning how to live after depersonalization

  Neo: Why do my eyes hurt? Morpheus: You’ve never used them before. From my earliest memories until starting HRT at age 23, I suffered severe depersonalization, a chronic and distressing syndrome of perceived detachment from your self, your emotions, … Continue reading

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