Don't let your schooling interfere with your education.
~ Pete Seeger

Tuesday, May 27, 2008


My mom came to Oregon for a visit, and Kristin got a photo of us that shows… progress!

Undeniable. A celebration.

I guess a trach shave wouldn't hurt, though…


ajandmac said...

Oh congrats! Yes, that is wonderful!

anne said...


I wish you could see that you are as fem as it gets. You can see in this photo that there is no man there at all!

be the babe!

Seda said...

Oh, Anne, you sweetheart!
Thanks to you both,

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
~Helen Keller

Reading List for Information about Transpeople

  • Becoming a Visible Man, by Jamison Green
  • Conundrum, by Jan Morris
  • Gender Outlaw, by Kate Bornstein
  • My Husband Betty, by Helen Boyd
  • Right Side Out, by Annah Moore
  • She's Not There, by Jennifer Boylan
  • The Riddle of Gender, by Deborah Rudacille
  • Trans Liberation, by Leslie Feinberg
  • Transgender Emergence, by Arlene Istar Lev
  • Transgender Warriors, by Leslie Feinberg
  • Transition and Beyond, by Reid Vanderburgh
  • True Selves, by Mildred Brown
  • What Becomes You, by Aaron Link Raz and Hilda Raz
  • Whipping Girl, by Julia Serano
I have come into this world to see this:
the sword drop from men's hands even at the height
of their arc of anger
because we have finally realized there is just one flesh to wound
and it is His - the Christ's, our