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March 10, 2014

Ask Matt: Changing My Friends’ Perception of My Gender

A reader writes: “I recently started college, and I quickly came to the realization that I am transgender. I have been transitioning every way but physically […]
February 5, 2014

Trans Etiquette: When is a Compliment Not a Compliment?

By Matt Kailey It’s not tough to compliment trans people. Like anyone else, we like to be told that we look nice, or that you love […]
January 8, 2014

Ask Matt: Can a Gay Man Love a Trans Woman?

By Matt Kailey A reader writes: “I am a gay man and have no doubts really about that. I was late in coming out after being […]
December 19, 2013

Ask Matt: Coming Out About My Trans Partner at Christmas

By Matt Kailey A reader writes: “I’m a non-transgender pansexual woman who has been dating my friend, a male-to-female transgender person, for a few months. “I’ve […]
November 13, 2013

Ask Matt: Coming Out as Trans after Coming Out as Gay

A reader writes: “I am a 39-year-old gay male. Ever since high school, I have geared being more like a female. It was tough when I […]
October 14, 2013

Ask Matt: Would a Genderless World Affect Transition?

A reader writes: “I’ve been thinking about gender roles and how most of them are created and imposed by society. I believe our behaviour could be […]
September 19, 2013

Ask Matt: Correcting Pronouns on Someone Else’s Behalf

A reader writes: “Our good friends have a daughter, Linda (I changed the name that the reader sent in, because I didn’t know if it was […]
September 4, 2013

Ask Matt: What is My Sexual Identity?

A reader writes: “I am having issues determining my sexual identity since transition from female to male. Dating and having a relationship are things I consciously […]
August 30, 2013

Ask Matt: Coming Out at Home and at School

A reader writes: “I am a 16-year-old transman. According to my mom, I am much too young to consider myself a transman, and that this isn’t […]