There was a Reddit "What does dysphoria feel like?" post, and even though I'm not 100% sure myself and was asking several friends as recently as a month or two ago, I decided to jump in and talk about how I felt about myself.
And, uhh, I guess how I feel about the face looking back at me from the mirror is /highly relatable/ because it's the top comment now.
Every time I talk about HRT and its side effects on Twitter one of the trans people who follows me reacts with surprise about something I say, and I think "How do I know this and you, an actual trans person, doesn't?"
And then I'll just kinda sit there for a second and remember that cis people don't generally know this much about transitioning and maybe that says something about me
Normalizing girls with dicks and boys with vaginas will reduce harmful thoughts for kids. If you're a woman with a penis you're valid and I love you. If you're a man with a vagina you're valid and I love you. If you're nonbinary and have either a penis or a vagina you're valid and I love you. Stay alive friends
I met a kid at work who was VERY excited we had Kirby stuff. His mother told me about how he begged her for the big Kirby plush we got in recently. I got to tell them that when they came in I immediately claimed one, carried it around all day, and now he sleeps in my bed with me and I get to look into Kirby's eyes every morning when I wake up.
The mom I think was a little weirded out. The kid was awe-struck.
Please forgive me for being an idiot.
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