Category Archives: Personal

A Lesser Worn Path

By Penny Robo Realizing that you’re trans comes with the additional realization that the path your life is to take is not as well-worn as what most find themselves on. Fewer feet have tamped down the earth and tamed the … Continue reading

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“Why can’t you just be gay?” Why I, a trans lesbian, can’t just be a gay man

On an astonishingly frequent basis, trans people who come out are met with a peculiar reaction. Those who come out as trans women may be asked, even by well-meaning individuals, “Why can’t you just be a gay man?” And trans … Continue reading

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Trip report: Lamotrigine, a drug to treat depersonalization – Part 2: The experience

Previously: Part 1: Preamble Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice. Do not take any medication without appropriate medical supervision.   Don’t try this at home I’ve already been on an SSRI, Lexapro, for the … Continue reading

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Trip report: Lamotrigine, a drug to treat depersonalization – Part 1: Preamble

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice. Do not take any medication without appropriate medical supervision.   Anti-high One of the most fascinating articles I’ve ever read is “New Frontiers of Sobriety” by Hamilton Morris … Continue reading

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I Tried Detransition and Didn’t Like It

UnnHappy, sad, mad, Unnspeakable blue red Unnsunshining and hot and cool and red hot and ice cold — Nicole Maines, age seven Detransitioning – undergoing a social or medical gender transition, and later choosing to reverse this – is a … Continue reading

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