Human Parts
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Human Parts

Lived Through This

The Transgender Talk I Wish I’d Received

Sometimes our greatest advocacy is nothing more or less than living as ourselves

I never got “the talk.”

I’m not talking about my adolescent self, a lifetime ago. (Although the statement nevertheless holds true for my first time going through puberty.) I mean…



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Riley Black

Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of Skeleton Keys, My Beloved Brontosaurus, and more. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @Laelaps.