Botox, Cigarettes & A New Purse

Botox, Cigarettes & A New Purse

Descriptions feel like commitment and we just met; you're making me anxious. I need a cigarette where's my purse? A transgender woman in the south shares her perspective, advice, and opinions on how we can better advocate for ourselves and make our world better to live in.


28 Things in 28 years

7 Aug 2023 4 minute read 1 comment ReginaC

For the past four years I have written down lessons and important things I learned that year that I don’t want to forget. I match the number of lessons to my age to challenge myself. It also gives me an opportunity to reflect on the past year and rea...

Trans women are fucking up - unpopular. opinion

4 Apr 2023 6 minute read 1 comment ReginaC

As a community the transgender community has had to fight our asses off to get the most basic of rights. We have day to day struggles, discrimination and fear that other people do not have. I want to recognize that fight and bravery that every single...

Transgender day of Visibility

31 Mar 2023 2 minute read 1 comment ReginaC

Today, March 31st is trans day of visibility. It is a day to celebrate transgender people and recognize that we exist. It is also a day to bring awareness of transgender people to the general public. Trans day of visibility was started by Rachel Cran...

Healing then finding love

8 Feb 2023 5 minute read 0 comments ReginaC

I am currently married to a navy man. We bought our first house together, and have four dogs, and two cats; its everything I never thought I would have. I am in school for law and I'm chasing my dreams. I met my husband at the perfect time, and I man...

My coming out story

2 Feb 2023 7 minute read 2 comments ReginaC

My coming out story is a pleasant one, and I’m sharing it to let other transgender persons know that there can be a really positive outcome, but also to help parents and families of transgender persons have an idea of what worked for my family, and p...

What a Christian University taught me about my own prejudice.

31 Jan 2023 3 minute read 2 comments ReginaC

I am a transgender student enrolled in the law program of a private Christian university. I chose this school for its student success rate, proximity to where my husband is currently stationed, it beat Harvard in recent competitions and is ranked 12t...

Strong bitches need help too

30 Nov 2022 3 minute read 3 comments ReginaC

I have my mother's strength; it's also my biggest weakness. I can push through anything and keep going. I do not know how to quit or give up on myself. You can beat my brain with as much trauma as you want, I will keep going and ask If that’s all you...

Lonliness and Boundries during the holidays

23 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments ReginaC

As the holidays are approaching, I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone, but especially those in the LGBT+ community that; you are seen, you are heard, you are deserving, you are worthy, you are capable, and you are enough! Holidays can be espe...

To the transgender person starting their journey

24 Feb 2022 10 minute read 0 comments ReginaC

I get approached far more often then I ever expected by complete strangers who want to begin their gender transition asking me if I have any advice for them. When I have time to give them my undivided attention; I have the conversation I wish someone...