Trans and nonbinary people go through this thing I don’t see too many people talk much about.
Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria isn’t real. There is, however, a condition that definitely exists that takes hold once you’ve been shown what it’s like to live as your authentic self and have to go back to not doing so shortly thereafter. Here’s my imprecise explanation of what I’m calling rapid onset gender chafing.
Transitioning is tough. Don’t make my mistake. Go to a doctor or a nurse practitioner who has experience with transitioning patients.
Jolene answers questions frequently asked of a nonbinary person who is transitioning and undergoing hormone replacement therapy.
Jo and Tamsin talk about Star Trek: The Next Generation’s The Outcast. 1992’s decisive answer to the often unquestioned excuse of “well, this media is more than twenty years old. Of course it was terrible about queer people.”
Star Trek dealt with trans stuff, and we made an episode about it.
Pride is upon us, and big companies drape themselves in the rainbow flag. Herein is a brief tale of Youtube trying to have its cake and eat it too.
Joe talks about deadnaming.
Fresh off coming out publicly, Joe talks about brains and the difficulty of switching pronouns around.
Welcome to the coming out party. Here, we talk about Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Joe talks about safe spaces and culture jamming. But, y’know, that’s right there in the title.