When my spouse told me she was transgender (mtf), we were living our lives according to prescribed gender roles. We knew we were ‘unique’ people but we really weren’t that different from any other white, suburban families in our community. During the last (almost) two years of transitioning, I felt for the first time in my life what it is like to different: not fat, tall, or blonde but intrinsically different.
But when Trump, the new DOJ, and the DOE withdrew their support of Title IX coverage for transgender people, the protections became debatable and, for many transgender people, the institutionalized support they relied is questioned.
Go Texan Day should celebrate the state’s diversity: race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Passing the time during our commute home from work, my wife and I began talking about sexual orientation. We talk about the weirdest stuff when we are…… Read more “Not Gay, Not Straight. Just Me.”
Faith: (noun) ‘firm belief in something for which there is no proof’ – Merriam-Webster
Faith is a tough feeling to pin down with words (hence why I went to Merriam-Webster). So when I started relying on this thing ‘faith’ it took me by surprise. Why do I use this to comfort my wife and myself through our transition?
I really don’t want to be at work today because I miss my wife.
I only get to be with her evenings and weekends. During the work day, I have a husband.
What makes cis spouses stay in a marriage through transition?