Acceptance of trans* people based on Appearance

Ok I am over the media only portraying the acceptance of trans* people based on their ability to pass. (“Passing” = how well a person can fit into the mainstream community.) Acceptance of trans* folk or anyone else should not rely on “passing”. I am now fortunate to pass but I was called “it” and didn’t pass for a large part of my life! The normalisation of the trans* community into an outdated hetro binary / agenda is only creating another group of “outsiders”. Another form of discrimination against anyone who doesn’t fit these ideals! We have such beauty in … Continue ReadingAcceptance of trans* people based on Appearance

Pre-transition

My days as a child, teenager and young adult as female bodied. I am proud of my histories. Being born female had its many frustrations, discomfort, dysphoria but none the less has enriched my life in many ways. Being in a position to experience the inequalities first hand that patriarchal values have on women’s lives on a daily basis has made me more aware person that understands my position and privileges today.

POEM // A Queer Transman with Aspergers!

A Queer Transman with Aspergers! – An Alien among Aliens in an Alien world. A social queue was missed by me! Was that a flirt, was that a hello! A smile, a flatness of facial expression, a discussion of my passions! A fixation of my likes! Don’t be afraid, you have just meet a  “queer transman with aspergers”. A maze of tags to reflect my eye into this world! Am I with my social eye, my friend, my polaris! I might be alone in a corner, I might be dancing! I might be with hands full of paint! I might … Continue ReadingPOEM // A Queer Transman with Aspergers!

Performance // Poetry

“THE BUTLER PERFORMANCE” 2009 I walked around as a Butler,  handing out scrolls with my poems,  on the tray was  Prosthetic Dicks “Packies”. POEMS Written by Ethan-Kristy 2009 Am I, Am I more of a man than you? Am I more of a woman than you? Am I more of man transitioning? Am I more of man with this silicone penis? Am I less of woman for wearing this penis? Am I less of a woman for transitioning? Am I, less Than more or more than less? I am, I am a man without a penis. I am a woman … Continue ReadingPerformance // Poetry

The Alphabet Soup – [DAEE]

“DAEE” Appropriated Dummies book cover design by Ethan-Kristy Diversity, Acceptance, Equality & Education [DAEE] I am not a gay male, I am not a bear, I am not woman, I am not male, I am all and none. How you perceive me is not my identity. My histories and identities are not linear, they are diverse and continue to change. In my life I have fallen under many labels. I have been at different times perceived as  woman, man, gender queer, lesbian, bi, gay, bear, transgender and even heterosexual. My identity has more variations than this acronym “LGBTIQ” I am … Continue ReadingThe Alphabet Soup – [DAEE]