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Small Victories

Discussion in 'Gender Identity and Expression' started by Kasey, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. lymanclark

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    A lady "mistook" me for my mother's son, bless her :grin:

    A guy thought I was a middle-school boy :lol:

    (Thank a God for this haircut!)
     
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    Aww shucks :3 you're too nice
     
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    Went and got my eyebrows done today, yay!
     
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    My friends are using the right pronouns <33 (the ones I've told)
     
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    Today I've gotten a hair cut, finally! And my dad just laughed at his wife when she asked me what kind of wedding dress I'd like. He said "jeans and a vest". Nice to know that as long as I'm not out my dad will defend my masculinity! XD
     
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    Met another trans* guy in a cafe today. Didn't talk with him at the time, but he gave me his number on a piece of paper as he left. I haven't really chosen a guy name yet, but ended up going with "Nick" (an abbreviation of my middle name).

    It felt really good to have someone know me as nothing but "Nick" and we ended up texting for quite a while. Hopefully we can meet up sometime before I leave for school.
     
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    Awww! That's so cute!
     
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    I finally actually came out to my mom but I have yet to do so with the rest of my family. Still iffy on me wanting to transition for medical reasons but I can understand that.

    And also some girl liked my picture I posted of me wearing a binder underneath on social media. I can't say for sure if I was taken as a guy but one can hope.
     
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    (high five)

    The first thing happened to me about two years ago, but it was two older gentlemen. It was the most amazing feeling ever.
     
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    Contents of the present include "look up what that flag means" given to my mom tomorrow.
     
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    I was filling out my forms at the dentist's office, and noticed some stuff had already been pre-filled in there. And for some reason, the "sex" section was bubbled in as "female." I just left it at that and moved on. It's great getting labeled as a girl rather than a boy, even if it's just in a small way like that.
     
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    That's great, I bet that saved you the trouble. :slight_smile:
     
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    I feel the question would've bugged me a bit if I had to tackle it straight-on; I mean, my sex and gender are two distinctly different things. Still, something as nondescript as a paper form that asks for "sex" as a means of identification might as well read "gender" for all I care. The less I have to deal with associating myself with irritating male labels the better.
     
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    Transitioning without genital surgery is now legal in Taiwan, but one must go through evaluation and a six-month consideration phase to change IDs and stuff. Gay marriage is also under consideration... We'll see how things go
     
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    Awesome!
     
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    My sister wrote my gender-neutral nickname on my present! :grin:
     
  17. Oddish

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    I've been passing much more lately. I think it's because I usually feel far too lazy to bother shaving for days at a time and stubble makes me appear older and more masculine. But I feel handsome, which is really nice. Rarely do I have positive body image days, but damn have I felt good today. :grin:

    On the negative side, my shots are becoming way more painful and I hesitate every time the dreaded shot day comes. I think it may have to do with the increase in muscle, but even my skin is far more sensitive. Just today it took me an hour before I finally said "fuck this" and stuck the needle in without hesitation, but it still stung quite a bit. At least it's done, though, and that's enough of a victory for me.
     
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    Or you can be like me, a wuss with needles.

    But you do get better with time. I've had so many needles from bloodwork, but man, shots... Glad my hormones can be in pill or cream form.


    And self worth, feeling handsome, like you're yourself and damn good looking is worth a whole lot and a wonderful feeling.

    ---------- Post added 26th Dec 2014 at 11:08 PM ----------

    Nice.

    Small victory = a win.
     
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    wow, how did this go? Merry Christmas by the way my friend

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    i shaved my legs for the first time, not just using the clippers on the lowest setting. as a gift to myself.
     
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    For some stupid reason we aren't sharing gifts yet...

    Sunday. Let's see then.