a blog and resources for trans survivors and loved ones

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Writing to Heal

Writing to Heal

Storytelling is one way that we can heal from trauma. This might take many forms–telling our story to someone else one-on-one, taking a class or workshop that helps us develop our stories, or doing exploratory writing that’s just for ourselves.  Writing can be a...
Intro to Trauma

Intro to Trauma

What is trauma? Many survivors of sexual assault or intimate partner violence know that we’ve been through something terrible and that it has affected us. Some of us may use the word trauma to describe what happened or the impact. Some may not. Many...
Talking about Teen Dating Violence with Providers

Talking about Teen Dating Violence with Providers

As a trans teenager, a lot of my experiences with trying to advocate for myself—which was often a necessity as I tried to access gender-affirming care—were difficult, and sometimes traumatic. I still remember how it felt not to be respected or believed by providers I...
Stalking and Harassment of Trans People

Stalking and Harassment of Trans People

January is Stalking Awareness Month. Trans people not only face high rates of stalking from people in our lives; we are also subject to increasing amounts of online harassment and hate, doxing, swatting, and other forms of life invasion from both people we know and...