CULTURE

CULTURE

As we grow older, our body naturally changes. When you are on testosterone specifically,  your larynx - which is commonly known as the voice box - is effected and can cause the vocal cords to thicken lengthen and mature...
  If you’re anything like me and my family, you have memories of a crowded living room, huddled around a television to see who got voted off the island this week on Survivor. What always made the show was how...
Coming out can be the hardest thing you ever do, whether it’s coming out as gay, bisexual, transgender, and so on. Coming out isn't a term  I would use but most use it. I believe it's not coming out...
“Tell me what he said again? Just one more time.” He steered the truck around the splattered corpse of a former possum. “He told those boys aren't you supposed to be Christian? Jesus said not to judge people lest they...
There is something indescribable about the first breath you take once you're out of the closet - truth be told, it's less of a closet and more like you've been drowning in a crowded swimming pool and you finally...
It's hard to explain, the relief you feel after finishing an album. In all honesty, the hardest part comes now at the release - letting it out into the world to mean different things to anyone who listens to...
  When speaking of my transition, more than a few people have expressed feelings of loss. Someone said to me it feels as though the person they knew no longer exists, even died. This has been echoed by people who knew...
I believe that all art and creation is an achievement of knowledge and soul combined. In our community, when it comes to penile prosthetics the market isn't huge and mainstream when it comes to OUR needs as prosthetics and...
The long anticipated life long dream is about to happen tomorrow. I’m having my next transitional surgery - top surgery. I’m not sure at this point what I’m feeling, I think I'm feeling a little bit of every emotion...
My name is Li Laing , I was born in Panama, Colon and raised in New York. From a very young age I always felt very different inside and I knew my body didn’t match what I felt...

You Are Not Alone

As a trans man, you will agree with me that life is full of ups and downs. Transitioning didn’t come easily to me.  I didn’t know what a transgender person was until I was nearly 18 and that was...
enough / enough is an anthology-in-progress collecting letters that trans + non-binary survivors of domestic violence write to their body parts. Interviewer Jacob Firman sat down with curator Lexie Bean to discuss the project. Can you share your thoughts on...
I spent my life knowing I was different but never knowing why. I wore the things I was told to wear, acted the way I was told to act and lived the way I was told to live. I...
Dear K, Don’t think I didn’t notice who you were meant to be before you even took a seat at the front of my classroom. Your outgoing nature didn’t fool me either, more so it was refreshing to see someone...
Freedom of Speech, as defined by Google simply means “someone's right to say something that is protected, and that someone has the right to say them.” Freedom of speech is a birthright in most countries, but lately it seems...
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When I first made the decision to transition many years ago, I honestly believed that I would never date, or be in a relationship again. For me this was a sacrifice I needed to make, and was prepared to...
If you’ve ever been in a Facebook group for trans men, or read around the #ftm tag on Tumblr you may have seen a word that we’ll be talking about in this article. Trigger Warning, or TW. A trigger warning,...
Binding properly can be great way to lessen dysphoria, however if done   improperly, can cause some serious risks. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts of binding. Do: Wash your binder at least once a week, even if your binder doesn't smell or you don't...
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