Posts in Gender
THE SPACE BETWEEN MY HEAD AND MY HEART.

“WAS THERE SOMETHING OFF WITH YOUR SHOT DAY AND BLOODWORK THIS TIME AROUND?” MY DOCTOR ASKS, STARING QUIZZICALLY AT THE COMPUTER SCREEN.

My jaw clenches.

“Your numbers are quite high, when did you do your shot?” he asks again.

I start to sink into my chair, my legs feeling like lead. My shoulders curl in, I’m subconsciously attempting to get smaller. I suspected this; at our last appointment he was also concerned. We lowered my dose a little bit, I promised to eat more, gain some weight.

I FAILED.

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MONEY IS POWER

I just finished a podcast interview about branding, pricing, and feminism.

It’s what I talk about most days in my business and let’s face it everywhere else. This surprises a lot of my clients. Somehow they think we can talk about their business and it’s success or failure without actually looking at the money part of the business. Here’s the thing though, most of my clients are women, and many women feel such intense shame around how uncomfortable, awkward and just straight up terrified they feel with money, with pricing themselves, with asking for their worth.

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THE LOVE IS THE SAME

It would be silly for me to say I’m the exact same person.

I’m not.

The world treats me differently now. And I am different because of it.

I feel more confident. I feel more free. I feel a deep down sense of me.

And yet, I also have this new set of rules and societal expectations on me.

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THE HARDEST PART // NOTES FROM THE POPE

THE VATICAN HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT REJECTING TRANS PEOPLE, SAYING THEY ‘ANNIHILATE…THE CONCEPT OF NATURE’.

It seems like religious organizations are being asked to make new ways of being in the world to match the global climate, to realize maybe they’d been wrong about the queers all those years ago, like they were wrong about many many things over the years.

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GRANDMA WANTED.

A friend of mine recently welcomed a new baby into their world.

They are in their 40’s and it’s their first. They are Ivy League educated, have thriving careers and are all around wonderfully, delightful, amazing humans! They come from a different world than me though. They went to all the right schools, learned all the right skills, have all the right pedigrees.

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WHEN INSTAGRAM SMACKS YOU ON A FRIDAY

Ever find yourself scrolling through the gram on a Friday afternoon loosing more minutes hiding in the bathroom avoiding work on your phone than you care to admit when all of a sudden a post smacks you in the face.

You know the smack. It’s the one of deep shame and guilt that “I’m not more evolved… “

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