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by XJ_0
Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

For trans folk in transition, or anyone else trying to alter and therefore judge the perceived gender of their voice: a friend of mine wrote a voice training app for Andriod that listens to your voice, and tells you what your perceived gender is, to give you feedback when working on changing the pi...
by XJ_0
Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

So yeah, mom called me to borrow a dress. That's a first. There was one time when my great-grandmother wore one of my plaid button-up shirts (it was given to me from my then-boyfriend, before I was on hormones and hardly out). She had always been into dressing proper, had tons of jewelry and women'...
by XJ_0
Mon Nov 03, 2014 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Need help with French circumflex
Replies: 3
Views: 3056

Need help with French circumflex

In a game I am playing, I want to name a character "Tempête de Neige," but the circumflex e will not show up properly (it gets turned into strange characters, and the appearance makes me unhappy). I am wondering if there are any other ways to type "ê" with English characters that...
by XJ_0
Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Furry Thread! [Safespace]
Replies: 93
Views: 57164

Re: The Furry Thread! [Safespace]

bachaddict wrote:Are there 'official' subcategories of furries? I think there should be.

Why would you like there to be subcategories?
by XJ_0
Tue May 20, 2014 4:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Furry Thread! [Safespace]
Replies: 93
Views: 57164

Re: The Furry Thread! [Safespace]

dzamie wrote:So, out of curiosity, what's everyone's fursona species (if you have one, of course)?

Mine is the Felis catus. No specific colour, markings, or build.

Brace wrote:my fursona has strong symbolic meaning for me.

If you would be willing to share, I'm curious what the American Pika means to you.
by XJ_0
Sun May 11, 2014 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Furry Thread! [Safespace]
Replies: 93
Views: 57164

Re: The Furry Thread! [Safespace]

I emotionally feel like I'm a cat, sometimes. I emotionally feel like I want to physically be a domestic house cat. I like fursuits and furry art. I sexually like fursuits and furry porn. I've never been to a con. I hope I can go to Anthrocon, this year. I would like to have RL furry interaction/soc...
by XJ_0
Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Which reminds me of this powerful song by Michael Franti & Mark S. Pistel. The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy - Language of Violence *SNIP* I know you spoilered that, but is that really appropriate to be posting in any way in a safespace? I'm not seeing what the problem is, here. If anyone of ...
by XJ_0
Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770928

Re: Today I Learned

Krealr wrote:
SlyReaper wrote:We'd best hope the spiders themselves don't become fireproof. Humanity would lose its only weapon against them.


Do shoes not work anymore?

(About a week ago)IL about mermithidae courtesy of Reddit.
by XJ_0
Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770928

Re: Today I Learned

by XJ_0
Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770928

Re: Today I Learned

TIL How to change the font in Firefox to a font that's easier for my dyslexic fiance to read. <3 thats fantastic if its easier for her him to read, but i wouldn't jump to conclusions on it being purely because she he is dyslexic. i for one am, and no matter what font im reading i have little quirks...
by XJ_0
Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532441

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Have you had a hysterectomy? I think everyone I know whose had a hysterectomy has ended up with some incontinence because of things shifting around - after a major organ is taken out of its place, things start to sag a bit. A few of them have had "bladder hammocks" put in, which has solve...
by XJ_0
Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532441

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I'm having urinary incontinence. Had the idea that a urethral plug might do. Searching google turns up very little for the "female" anatomy. There's even very little that explains that this exists. Am having to wear pads again, and am very frustrated. I have qualms with the way pads feel, ...
by XJ_0
Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I've been ~2.5 years on testosterone, now, and I think my pain tolerance levels have significantly decreased. I'm not sure if my hormones are the cause. I've been partially using my resistance to my t-shot as a gauge of this change.
by XJ_0
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I don't like that I'm being called a liar for not outting myself as trans on the first appointment with a new doctor. They found out that I was by speaking to my previous doctors. Second appointment comes round, they say that they won't work with me. I'm furious because that was a lot of bullshit t...
by XJ_0
Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I don't like that I'm being called a liar for not outting myself as trans on the first appointment with a new doctor. They found out that I was by speaking to my previous doctors. Second appointment comes round, they say that they won't work with me. I'm furious because that was a lot of bullshit to...
by XJ_0
Sun May 19, 2013 12:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Atypical karyotype? About one in 500 to one in 1000 AMAB people have a 47,XXY karyotype which is known as Klinefelter syndrome. Since I had learned about this, and what physical traits are often present, I think I've seen two people in my daily life that have this. Just was interested and quietly w...
by XJ_0
Thu May 09, 2013 7:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I think it would depend on where in public we've been caught. Some areas (of the US) allowed cis women's breasts to be seen, so I can't see how they'd object to trans wo/men's breasts. Did a lazy Google: http://www.today.com/health/breast-cancer-survivor-can-now-swim-topless-seattles-public-pools-1C...
by XJ_0
Tue May 07, 2013 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Thank you. ^_^ I was nervous as I took my shirt and binder off in public, hoping no one would notice before I quickly got my backpack in place. But I became more relaxed the further I went on and nothing happened. I'm nervous to do this again because I fear my chances of getting "caught" w...
by XJ_0
Mon May 06, 2013 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I don't have chest surgery yet, but am lucky to have small enough breasts to hide. To-day I took a risk and walked outside for about a mile, along a busy road, shirtless.
Spoiler:
shirtless outside (2).jpg
No one stopped, commented, or did anything. ^_^
by XJ_0
Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I knew that I was being wrong the entire time. I recall having strange thoughts in my head. I don't feel like I can pour out what was going through my mind at the time, right now. Becani said that I need to tell these things to the doctor. My appointments are coming up. She is amazing to stick ...
by XJ_0
Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I wish I had known that I had that option. o_o
by XJ_0
Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532441

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

*Accepts hugs* Thank you.
by XJ_0
Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I lived in Massachusetts when I changed my name, and didn't think too much about having to post my name in the newspaper (other than it was more expensive and annoying). I didn't realize then that that's not the way other states do it. I'm kinda mad about it now.
by XJ_0
Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532441

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Spoilered for unhappiness and bitterness. To-day I went to a kinky discussion group hosted in someone's house that dealt with the topic of the G-spot and squirting, and there were two demo bottoms. This really just seemed like a healthy sex ed class. There was some goal to introducing and de-sti...
by XJ_0
Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Does it kill you more to remain his "son" or to potentially lose him? Does it make a difference if he was lost forever, or for temporarily?
by XJ_0
Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Do any other MtF transfolk feel like they're letting their family down? I can't help but shake the feeling that I'm the firstborn son and they've come to rely on me for that. Like... I'm supposed to push on the family name, I'm my grandfather's first grandson... yeah, that sort of thinking is certa...
by XJ_0
Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532441

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

@Becani That picture is already posted in the queer thread, so, yeah, you can post it here too. @PictureSarah I wasn't told a thing about the bladder hammock. o.o Most women who are able to get hysterectomies get them when they are older, right? and I'm fairly young. Could it be because of our age d...
by XJ_0
Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I've seen monogamous relationships work with plenty of secrets and limited communication before. I guess it is easier to keep a secret from one person, than from many? ... Ugh. Filling out paperwork to apply for housing assistance, and there is a question about if we have used any other names in the...
by XJ_0
Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Re: HIV testing: They also said that they can do it by a less invasive mouth swab. :P
by XJ_0
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Spoilered for upset-inducing link. And following post of emotions. http://odofemi.tumblr.com/post/40781827787/crazy-trans-woman-syndrome I am sad, depressed, mad, and frustrated. The more I learn about what it's like to be a trans person of colour, the more I hate the world. And I'm mad in t...
by XJ_0
Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I have an appointment coming up with an endocrinologist at the end of February. No doctor in this city has seemed fond of trans people, and I'm worried about how they'll read the results, and if they'll know how to make appropriate changes. >_<;;

*hugs back*
by XJ_0
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I think you would be the first guy where the "T-shots stopped working". Testosterone is pretty strong stuff. It takes a while, but it will work. Everything will be alright eventually. *offers hugs if wanted* Possibly not... but that's beside the point. I wouldn't worry about it. Testoster...
by XJ_0
Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

*Hugs for natashatasha* It's uplifting to hear that things are going well for you. ^_^ ... My naked body is bothering me lots. I still see girl-thighs, girl-tummy, breasts, and a vagina, and it makes me immensely sad. I feel so ugly and unattractive. And I'm becoming paranoid that the t-shots are no...
by XJ_0
Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I don't know why they don't write hormone prescriptions at the hospital. I think someone said that they didn't want to risk their license for this. p_q Her therapist said that insurance doesn't cover surgeries because they want to pay as little as possible, and don't realize that these surgeries wou...
by XJ_0
Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

You're a stronger person than me Becani. In that situation, I would have ordered hormones online very quickly rather than tolerate ignorant bullshit. The problem with this is that she needs a prescription in order to be given them when she's in the hospital (psych ward). We can't guarantee that she...
by XJ_0
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Spoiled for rage and upset. Bad news: Our town in NH is pretty fucked up with its understanding of how to treat trans people. The only endocrinologist (because for some reason only an endocrinologist, and not a PCP or nurse practitioner, can prescribe hormones >:c) that would prescribe them ...
by XJ_0
Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Shivahn wrote:Whooo!

It's my birthday!

Happy birthday me!

*Hugs Shivahn gleefully* Whoooo! :D I'm so happy to hear this too
by XJ_0
Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I don't find this a moot point. It doesn't seem to be in that "list" of requirements to be trans, and most cis people don't seem to realize how many of us really really don't want to be trans. (Considering cis people are the majority, that's the majority of people not knowing, not accepti...
by XJ_0
Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Might it be similar for trans people? When not surrounded by a hostile culture, would trans-ness be less distressing? For me, maybe. The good news would be that I don't have to live stealth (for my mental health, really). I could call people out on bad behaviour without the fear of outing myself an...
by XJ_0
Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1495478

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Just because you don't hear people announcing it doesn't mean it doesn't happen. As Azrael said, not many people would choose to be trans if given the option. I hate being trans, it makes everything harder. It's just not something I really bother saying because it's a rather moot point. I don't fin...

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