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Ocean Tears

Leave me alone with my words, My pen and black leather-bound journal. Leave me in the sky, where I belong. The clouds are enough to make me rumble, turn my thoughts into thunder. Leave me with the ocean, Where the … Continue reading

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First 100 Breast swim for Harvard

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National Daughters’ Day

2015.10.15 // 2016.01.23 Last night I had one notification on Facebook: “[my mother’s name] listed you as her son.” Most kids would probably just be astounded that their parent even knew how to do that. Old people, right? But to … Continue reading

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June 3, 2015: First T Shot!

Yesterday I got my first injection of testosterone! I’m starting with a .5mL dose of 1,000mg/10mL every week. My best friend went with me and filmed it! Although the shot itself wasn’t that exciting and I didn’t feel any different … Continue reading

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Thoughts on body hatred

I hate my body? This is a response to people always asking me if I hate my body. Or what it’s like to hate my body.  A lot of people seem to believe that transgender or nonbinary people hate their bodies. … Continue reading

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Coming out on Facebook

On May 10th at 8:30pm I came out publicly on Facebook to all of my friends. I did so for many reasons. I was tired of hiding and telling people individually, tired of being scared people would find out somehow … Continue reading

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All About Me (as of May 2015)

Competitive swimmer. Avid journaler. Adventurer. Skateboarder. Transguy. I grew up in the DC area and I’ll be going to college in Boston, MA, starting in the fall of 2015. I’m really excited to start because I’ve been out of school … Continue reading

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Jump

Check out my video of this poem!  About eight months ago, I began coming out as transgender. I’ve received overwhelming support. So many “I will always love yous,” and “you’re just Schuylers,” and “whatever makes you happys,” This time, I’m … Continue reading

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Truth

2015.01.18   Pull your oversized sweatshirt down over your hips. But big pants and sag them down low. Wear a couple sports bras. Or a binder that lifts your spirits… but crushes your ribs. Don’t speak because they’ll hear the … Continue reading

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Tiger in the Mirror

I look in the mirror and I see my shoulder muscles ripple a bit as I pull off the too-small swim suit. Suddenly, I’ve overcome with some sort of pride: How can this be so simple? I smile and keep … Continue reading

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