Coming Out

18. A Comfortable Teaching Situation

Discussing Trans Issues in a Business Ethics Course In a previous post I discussed my coming-out experiences with my classes on the first day of the Spring 2012 semester. In my business ethics course, a weekly three-hour night class, I decided to spend one week on gender equity issues (where we watched most of Miss 

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13. Deciding to Transition

What if I…? What if they…? This post is about part of my thought process in deciding to transition. My primary worry in choosing to go ahead with transitioning has always been employment. Trans people are historically drastically unemployed or underemployed, and experience horrible workplace discrimination and harassment. Now, I think that I’m pretty good 

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10. Coming Out: Part 1

Step 1: Coming Out to Friends As anyone who’s had to go through a coming out process about anything knows, it’s a long process. There are just so many people that have to be told. The difference between something like sexual orientation and gender identity, though, is that the latter requires more people’s knowledge. One 

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6. An Uncomfortable Teaching Situation

On Coming Out to My Classes For most trans persons, the transition process is neither quick nor sudden, although it may sometimes seem that way from the outside. By this I mean that by the time the person transitions to full time living as her or his new gender, s/he has taken many steps preparing 

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