18 years ago on the 18th of September my mother gave birth to fetus Alex! The first thing the doctors said to her was 'congratulations its a girl'...only if they knew the reality. These last 18 years haven't been the easiest 18 years anybody could ever go through, But i'm thankful to be here today.… Continue reading 18 Years of being alive..Happy birthday to myself!
TRIGGER WARNING SO PLEASE LOOK WITH CARE. Every time someone talks about suicide it sends shivers up my spine and makes me feel very emotional. I have tried to take my life on several occasions, but thankfully I can say that I haven't tried to in 2 years. At a young age I faced a… Continue reading Suicide prevention day – 10th of September.
Do you get murdered for loving men/women? Do you get murdered because you identifying as the person you wasn't biologically assigned? Do you get raped because of your sexual orientation? Do you get raped because of your gender identity? Do you get abused because of your sexual orientation? Do you get abused because of your gender… Continue reading “Why don’t straight people have a straight pride?”
2 Years ago my mum found out that I am transgender, which was on the 3rd of September 2013. I thought I would write a blog post about how far me and my mum have come in the last 2 years. One of my first ever blog posts was called 'perfectly bad' which is about… Continue reading 2 Years ago my mum found out that I am transgender.
In the last year I have been slowly giving up with everything and everybody around me. I have distanced myself from my friends, my family, my hopes and my dreams. Since my jaw surgery last year my depression has spiraled out of control to the point where I could barely get out of bed on… Continue reading Depression, Dysphoria and life. – Trigger warning!
I was scrolling through Facebook and saw this post "Dear Caitlyn Jenner....being a female, I have never felt brave or courageous or under pressure to pick out my shoes or dress. Courage as a female, is facing your days with a bald head and battle scars from cancer. Courage as a female is carrying a… Continue reading Caitlyn Jenner Status post…
In two day's I start college again and I'm so scared! I am studying Public Services at Coleg Gwent college. This course consists a variety of different subjects, but it focuses on the public service side of things like the fire service, army, police and paramedic, this course prepares you to go into the public… Continue reading Being transgender in college…
1) Remain calm - We all know how awkward it can be, but just stay calm. If you get upset or react in a certain way then the other person may also get upset by this. 2) Apologise and correct yourself - Make sure you keep it short and sweet. It's good manners and it… Continue reading What should you do if you use the wrong pronoun or misgender someone?
Over the last year I have been wanting to write a book, But as a person with dyslexia I have faced so many struggles and boundaries, But I was so determined to do it! For the last 4 months I have been writing for hours on end, whether it was at 4am or 3pm I… Continue reading So now I’m an author….
visibility and awareness The visibility and awareness of the transgender community is starting to quickly increase over the last 18 months, this is thanks to Laverne Cox, Chaz Bono and Caitlyn Jenner. But unfortunately everybody forgets about the other people within the community, who face abuse, violence or even murder for being transgender and this… Continue reading We need to do something for the transgender community..before it’s too late!