HIV: Precieved Risk vs Actual Risk

risk noun\ ˈrisk  \ Definition of risk in a state or condition marked by a high level of risk or susceptibility ie. patients at risk of infection Let’s really have a real conversation about transmasculine individuals and sex. For so long transmen and transmasculine people have been left out of many important conversations within the HIV and AIDS area. Why?…

The Talk

A great friend of mine is an awesome leadership coach; she uses innovative tips and methods to get down to the bottom of a ‘thing.’ She shared a metaphor with a team that was in a confused state of mind in an effort to get them on the same successful path forward; this example fits…

I SEE YOU.

  I have been the mother of a transgender child for a little over 30 years. The key fact here is that I didn’t even know it. Hindsight showed me that there were several instances where my child was trying to tell me something that I didn’t see, hear or act on until the pain…

Visibility: Why it is so important for Trans Men

vis·i·bil·i·ty ˌvizəˈbilədē/ noun the state of being able to see or be seen. “a reduction in police presence and visibility on the streets” the distance one can see as determined by light and weather conditions. “visibility was down to 15 yards” the degree to which something has attracted general attention; prominence. “the issue began to…

Gender Identity Vs. Sexual Orientation

gen·der i·den·ti·ty noun a person’s perception of having a particular gender, which may or may not correspond with their birth sex. “he said that young children should be able to explore their gender identities” sex·u·al o·ri·en·ta·tion noun a person’s sexual identity in relation to the gender to which they are attracted; the fact of being…

Masculinity: Assumed and Assigned

mas·cu·lin·i·ty ˌmaskyəˈlinədē/ noun possession of the qualities traditionally associated with men. “handsome, muscled, and driven, he’s a prime example of masculinity” synonyms: virility, manliness, maleness, machismo, vigor, strength, muscularity, ruggedness, robustness; informaltestosterone “he’s the picture of masculinity” Masculinity is an interesting thing, for me as a transman masculinity the actual word has become meaningless. Reason for this is that I don’t fit into…

Gratitude

Hey there! Luckie here, I want make the first entry to be GRATITUDE! I appreciate all the folks willing to share their journeys and be visible! Hopefully this will be a platform that can help bring visibility to the diversity and beauty of our individual navigation through life and the world. As well it will…

Welcome

Hey there all! Welcome to our Blog, here we will be discussing various subjects around the aspects of the trasmasculine journey. Stay tuned every week for a new subject.