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’ve been getting a lot of emails recently from people asking what does their crossdressing mean.What they want to know is WHY they crossdress and what their crossdressing means about their sexuality. No one, especially someone like us, can be neatly or satisfactorily explained or described in a sentence or two. Human beings are complex, … Continue reading Crossdressing is an Open Door
Life is a journey. I mean, it’s supposed to be, isn’t it? A constant, forward momentum exploration of life and pursuing your heart’s desire. Forever in search of what makes you happy, content, and satisfied. It’s not any surprise that anything we do, anyone we are, can also be described as a journey. We are … Continue reading Don’t be Afraid of Yourself
I fully accept that I will never completely understand why I am who I am. It could be genetics, it could be nothing more than how I am wired. I know I also overthink this aspect of myself. I mean, I never wonder why I like watching documentaries or why I like waking up early. I know! SO boring, … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sissys
I came across a video that was floating around Twitter the other day. It starred a young woman, probably in her twenties, talking about her experiences as a trans girl. And she was gorgeous. I mean, obviously. All women are. Sometimes I see another t-girl and I’m like yeah! I’m trans too! T-girl power! … Continue reading The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
I consider myself to be transgender. I have no intention of pursuing any surgical procedures. Would I be considered a fraud in the LGBTQ community because I haven’t had surgery? I would absolutely consider you transgender. It’s true that some people in as well as out of the LGBTQ+ community may think otherwise. Being who … Continue reading Ask Hannah!
The label maze can be daunting as we sort through our unique gender identity and try not to offend anyone by not using the right label or pronoun. Lately I have been referring to myself as a gender fluid crossdressing trans person. In general I also consider myself as part of the LGBTQ or LGBTQ+ … Continue reading Ask Hannah!
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 am looking for a place that will dress me up as a girl. I would like to be waxed or shaved before they make me over, is there a place like that? I have tried to buy stuff but it never fits. Transformation studios offer a variety of services. Some offer wigs, clothes, makeup, and/or … Continue reading Ask Hannah!