Planned Parenthood stands with transgender people. We see you. We care about you. We have your back — no matter your gender identity, no matter what. Our doors are open to everyone regardless of gender identity or expression.
The sequel to this post, in which Kara finds Cat’s old black and white Polaroid camera, and if you though she wasn’t going to take the opportunity to write little comments on the tiny space below the photos then you are sorely mistaken my friend. She loves these photos almost as much as the subjects, and she loves her wife and kids very much :)
Heya ! I’m Farren, gc2b’s fairly new Aesthetic Medic (read: graphic designer) (…read: weird art kid). I’m 19, & I’m nonbinary, pan, & polyamorous. I have various storms crackling about in my brain. My pronouns are they/them/theirs/theirself or one/one/ones/oneself.⠀
Being trans feels paradoxical sometimes. Between our bodies, heads, & hearts, we are many things at once. Being trans involves being giving—uniting as a community & lifting one another up; keeping open hearts & minds so that we may recognize & support each other on our journeys. Being trans also involves being selfish—standing firm in the knowledge that your body, identity, presentation, pronouns, names, your unique talents & dreams & feelings, are all YOURS & yours alone. We proudly take ownership of all we are !⠀
I am still learning how to be so much at once. Mental illness & neurodivergence are obstacles in my path. For a long time, I felt alone. It saddens me that this is a common experience for trans people, & that our burdens often go unnoticed. I promise that no matter what tempests you’ve got brewing in your own mind, you are not alone. To my fellow trans artists: Keep expressing yourselves ! Never be afraid to push limits or make yourself heard. This goes for being trans AND for being an artist. Delight in your voice. Delight in your yourself.⠀
I am indebted to & inspired by the trans people who have come before me, & my sincerest thanks go out to them for laying a hard-won but firm foundation so that I can live such an amazing life. It’s especially essential to lift up more marginalized members of our community, & to educate one another on all forms of intersectionality, celebrating our diversity.⠀
Remember: you are a beautiful paradox ! Best wishes on your voyage ⛵️✈️🚀 from the bottom of my heart !!! ❤️💛💚💙💜⠀
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