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Echo Brooks  // Posts tagged as "Echo Brooks"

10 Jul Posted by in • Genderqueer | 1 comment

The Hangover: Part II, Transphobic?

The Hangover: Part II, Transphobic?

So what’s the deal with The Hangover: Part II?  I went to see the movie prior to reading any reviews or articles on it. I admit my opinion can be swayed, especially by negative feedback.  The movie itself was about as shallow and unimpressive as the first one, but sometimes we just need a stupid […]

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14 May Posted by in • Genderqueer | 3 comments

My Brain is a Many Gendered Thing

My Brain is a Many Gendered Thing

Harry Benjamin Syndrome is just that, a syndrome. It is a medical condition that ultimately explains what many people have long since called a psychological phenomenon; transsexualism. I first read about this condition on a blog. Eternally seeking to explain my gender oddities away, I naturally read and researched the topic of HBS. I learned […]

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21 Feb Posted by in • Genderqueer | 2 comments

Beyond the Binary Gender Model

Beyond the Binary Gender Model

Setting aside what genitalia one is born with, most people conform to the notion that gender is made up of females and males. While most people are content with living the expected lives of the gender they were assigned according to their genitals, there are many who feel their gender is completely opposite of their […]

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09 Feb Posted by in • Genderqueer | 6 comments

When Identity Boxes Collapse

When Identity Boxes Collapse

Identifying as a lesbian for most of my life has given me a place to belong. Even when I produced my two children the ‘old fashioned way’, in my eyes, I was just a lesbian having heterosexual sex to create a child. Bisexual was never an option for me, even though I have had relationships […]

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24 Dec Posted by in • Genderqueer | Comments Off on Loving the Genderqueer

Loving the Genderqueer

Loving the Genderqueer

Recently I was browsing some genderqueer forums. I don’t often participate in the conversations, not because I have no opinion, but because I seem to be so much older than most looking for guidance. I feel out of place in a community that seems inundated with much younger people. I wonder had I been exposed […]

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