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Lived Through This

Their choice to hide my biology has forever altered how I see myself

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Blurry black and white image of a person walking holding an umbrella with some bare trees.
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This Is Us

A lifetime of memories in and about the place where we rest our heads

The author at 5 years old, modeling a waterbed.


This Is Us

‘I make my case over and over. Unable to tell if I am convincing anyone.’

Green and orange circle spheres overlapping on solid dark background.
Green and orange circle spheres overlapping on solid dark background.
Photo: MirageC/Getty Images


Express Yourself

A simple drawing exercise to help you rediscover the meaning of perspective

A photo of poetic neon square light against a sunset sky.
A photo of poetic neon square light against a sunset sky.
Photo: Artur Debat/Getty Images


Telling me to forgive my father means erasing the years of abuse I suffered at his hands

Photo: Karl Tapales/Getty Images



My mom lovingly described me as someone who preferred her “rose-colored…


Human Parts

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