Author: patrick

I didn’t know there were other people like me, but I knew what I felt – I just saw myself as a girl.

I didn’t know there were other people like me, but I knew what I felt – I just saw myself as a girl.   When Abby Stein came out as trans, she sent shock waves through the ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community. A direct descendant of Hasidic Judaism’s founder, The Baal Shem Tov, Abby’s parents considered her their first-born son and a future rabbi – but she was adamant that she was a girl. My dad is a rabbi, and having a son was a big deal. He would always tell me that after five girls he had almost given up...

Read More

Independant Review of Hate Crime in Northern Ireland

  Independent Review of Hate Crime in Northern Ireland: Public Consultation Closing Date Reminder, Thursday 30 April.   Thank you for your continued support at this challenging time.   We are grateful to the hundreds of individuals and organisations who already submitted responses, both online and in hard copy, to our public consultation which was launched on 8 January.   We continue to invite opinion and views on how we can find better ways of dealing with Hate Crime in Northern Ireland.   There is still time to make your voice heard before the closing date on Thursday 30 April.   Consultation Paper Consultation Paper – Abridged Version Consultation questions        ...

Read More

Telling your family

Telling your family   I came out to my grandmother twice, once when I was 12 and then again right before I graduated high school. Fortunately for me, my grandmother was very supportive. She didn’t understand why I was crying on her bed at the young age of 12. She told me she’d told my mother I was a boy when I was only two. She’d always known I wasn’t a girl. She was the one that talked my mom into letting me wear boys’ clothes. She bought me wrestling figures, action figures, trucks, and cars. She bought me...

Read More

Important information for trans people about continuing your hormones during the coronavirus outbreakImportant information for trans people about continuing your hormones during the coronavirus outbreakImportant information for trans people about continuing your hormones during the coronavirus outbreak

  We have an important update for trans people about continuing your hormones during the coronavirus outbreak, it can be found here. Copyright © 2020 Equality Network. All rights reserved. You are receiving this email as a member of the Equality Network mailing list. You are receiving this email as a member of the Equality Network mailing list.      ...

Read More

Feeling Pretty for the First Time

Feeling Pretty for the First Time Naomi Kurz So like yesterday I felt that I looked pretty for once, and I mean actually felt like I looked like someone. This was really surprising for me because in all honesty sweetie, — “I Never Feel that way.” — . Normally, life isn’t so grand for me, and I don’t feel happy about myself.   WoW, I don’t really know what it was about yesterday but it was wonderful, I woke up really happy actually even dancing to some music and putting on makeup. I was smiling and feeling great about...

Read More

Recent Tweets

Recent Video

Loading...