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True Story | Reflections on a New Life

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Everett Maroon I’ve lost track of when I took my first dose of testosterone in an attempt to make my life match my heart and brain a little more closely. I should be [...]

When We Were Hungry

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

I remember the last meal I had in Paris. I was with my sister on a two-week tour of France and England in 1998; we’d been visiting our friend Mia who was from our hometown [...]

A Girl On The Inside

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Scout Parker “Mama, how long is my hair now?” Avery asks excitedly, then squeezes her eyes shut. I pour the yogurt container over her upturned head, watching the water [...]

What Is Fair?

July 13, 2015 // 10 Comments

by Sarah Coglianese Receiving an ALS diagnosis when I was 33 years old was the biggest shock of my life. Or rather, it wasn’t a sudden moment of shock, but a continuous [...]

Sparkly Shoes

June 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

by Cody Hickman To most of my friends, it has become obvious that I’ve been on a “transgender” kick, lately. The simple reason for this is that [...]

Firestorm

June 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

by Lisa Pawlak The same morning my world was set ablaze, I slept in, peacefully, eventually waking up to the sound of my phone ringing and the smell of smoke in the air. The [...]

Mushing to Recovery | True Stories

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Kelly Berg Often in these early days of anorexia recovery, I’m like a balloon about to explode, I’m so full. The headaches sear straight through, like molten lava. And [...]

It Takes A Village | True Story

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Laura Rene I’m a mother of two because my body was strong. I’m a mother of three because my body failed me, but my family didn’t. It takes a village. My husband and [...]
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