NB The following text refers to my personal experience and is not intended to suggest this is the correct way to handle transition. I’ve transitioned twice, so you could say that I detranstitioned but that’s not how I looked at it at the time. My first transition, in 2008, was a spur of the moment decision (in the kitchen next […]
Summary: My journey through the UK Gender Identity Referral process. It won’t be quick. I initially transitioned in 2008 without any support, having been refused a gatekeeper interview. That transition was short lived and ended after 6 weeks with a mental health breakdown. I next applied in 2012 and received approval, but the papers were lost. Finally in 2022 I […]
2023 is definitely a year of change I spent a large part of 2022 getting my referral to a Gender Identity Clinic under way, ten years later than originally planned (and a full decade after being authorised!) However, I didn’t feel that my GP was working with me. Scroll forward into 2023 and I hadn’t had a full response to […]
There’s plenty of anti-LGBTQ+ talk (and now legislation) across so-called democratic countries but one promoted (flawed) theme is that if you remove LGBTQ+ literature and support for children / young adults then they are less likely to be self questioning? However I was born in the 60s, before mass media (three UK TV channels) and started school in 1970. Before […]
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My current writing project is the long-awaited third book in the Unaccounted Gains series, Diminishing Returns. That book takes priority over everything else and I’ve set myself a target of mid-May for third-party proofing – someone will be the lucky first reader! Once UG3 is concluded I’ll turn to the next Tammyverse story. In this case it’ll be the Summer […]
I finally decided it was time for a full freshen up, rather than just a little tinkering!
I’ve moved the site between servers and hopefully it’s a little more responsive now! I also had some problems with the Stories subsite so this has been removed and the former content has been incorporated into the main site. A few more short stories have been added as a result of this change. Shiraz 23 Jan 2020
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