I get a lot of emails from girls like me and it never surprises me how similar our experiences are. For most of us, we started dressing when we were younger and whether it was conscience or instinctive, we knew we had to hide this. Some of us felt shame, some of us were embarrassed, … Continue reading The T Word
From the Minnesota Daily: The University of Minnesota unveiled an exhibit documenting the history of the transgender and gender non-conforming community on Thursday. The exhibit, titled “In Their Own Words’: The Tretter Transgender Oral History Project,” is on display at the Elmer L. Andersen Library. A celebration was held for the exhibit, which included an … Continue reading In Their Own Words: The Tretter Collection Transgender Oral History Project
I attended Catholic school from kindergarten all the way through my senior year. Although I would never call myself Catholic today, this had an impact on me in a number of ways. I suppose one could call this sacrilegious, but one of my clearest memories of this time was how badly I wanted to wear … Continue reading T-Girl, You’ll be a T-Woman, Soon
I knew someone who worked at a store that sold lingerie, adult videos, and sex toys. She would talk about all the perverts that would come into the shop and she had some hilarious (and creepy) stories. She had a customer who would come in every few weeks and ask to see what was in … Continue reading Hips Don’t Lie (but hip pads deceive)
I am so so so excited to share a preview of the MN T-Girls had this month. I think this is some of Shannonlee’s best work yet, particularly the black and white shots. What do you think? Love, Hannah
I have a question regarding wearing female clothing while presenting in boy mode. I ask because I like to wear something female specific even when presenting in boy mode. Currently I am wearing women’s jeans and just picked up a pair of women’s combat boots that could pass for men’s shoes. I struggle to find … Continue reading Ask Hannah!
I am honored to feature the remarkable Talia in T-Girl Spotlight! Interested in being spotlighted? Send an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line ‘T-Girl Spotlight’! Hi there, my name is Talia and I have been enjoying Hannah’s blog for a few years now. She is always insightful and often I find strength in what she … Continue reading T-Girl Spotlight: Talia
A long, long time ago (well, 1999 but lately last week feels like a long, long time ago), Brad Pitt appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone. This was not surprising as he was (and remains today) one of the biggest celebrities in the world. What made this significant was that he was wearing a … Continue reading Cover Boys
It’s my birthday!I turn 45 today and I think I don’t look toooooo bad for my age, lol. I used to think I would be depressed the older I got. I thought I would regret not embracing who I am at an earlier age. I see girls like me in their ’20s and I see … Continue reading Birthday Reflections
This month the MN T-Girls celebrate our 7th anniversary and we marked the occasion with our annual photo shoot. This was our…fifth? shoot as a group and like the previous shoots it was a day of beauty, smiles, and camera clicks. The photo shoots are limited to a number of participants so it’s usually our … Continue reading Looking Photabulous!