American Writer, Photographer, and Website Designer. Former career Fire and EMS Lieutenant. She/Her/Lesbian.

Tag: Gender

  • The Gender Binary is an Unnecessary Construct


    If you’re unfamiliar with the gender binary, it refers to the idea that there are only two genders and everyone falls into one of those two categories (male or female). It’s an idea that causes unnecessary strife in our society. While the concept is nothing new—people have believed in the gender binary since before we…

  • What It’s Like To Be Born With Female Pseudohermaphroditism


    My name is Thomas, and I was born with a condition called female pseudohermaphroditism. My condition means that while I was born with normal male genitals, I also had a functioning female set of internal reproductive organs. After a doctor encouraged me to intentionally cause myself harm because, as they were concerned, “people like you…