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 16, 2013

Sometimes it doesn’t get better

Sometimes it doesn’t get better, sometimes life shit on you until you break and there’s nothing you can do. I’m not going to lie to you […]
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 […]
July 16, 2013

Ask Matt: What Am I? Labels and Identities

Today we have two letters about identity that I thought went together quite well. So here goes: A reader writes: “I consider myself transgender – I […]
June 1, 2013

Ask Matt: Life Insurance for Trans People

A reader writes: “I’m curious if, as a trans woman, I would be considered ‘higher risk’ with regard to life insurance than a non-trans woman, or […]
May 27, 2013

Ask Matt: Do I Owe My Parents Grandchildren?

A reader writes: “I am a 24-year-old transgender girl. I started transition about a year and a half ago, with one month in between where I […]
May 9, 2013

Ask Matt: Gender Uncertainty is Stressing Me Out!

A reader writes: “I’m 18 years old and have lived under the assumption that I was a cisgendered female – identified as lesbian, never really felt […]
May 2, 2013

Ask Matt: On Looking Male

Today we have a couple of letter related to “male” appearance and expression. I now turn it over to the writers. A reader writes: “I was […]