Recently I wrote a post concerning the term “passing” and it’s relevance to transgender women and/or cross dressers today. Georgette wrote in with this response:

“I’m not sure the idea of “passing” will ever go away. I see so many on-line posts of Trans People still asking/worrying about it. And…

Essentially this is a continuation of my recent post describing portions of my early feminine socialization. Included in the post, I wrote about almost being included in a bachelorette party get together. I say almost because I was briefly invited then heard nothing more about it. …

Over the years I have mentioned all the obstacles I had to overcome on my path to becoming a full time transgender woman. Many don’t realize just because they were born a certain gender, the path towards becoming a woman or a man often is not assured. …

Source: Cyrsti Hart

I have touched on the subject of my ex wife (the first one who is still alive) bringing up the story from my past when I wrecked a car. The wreck could have easily killed both my brother and I. My problem with my first wife was when she referred…

Liz on Left. Photo source Cyrsti Hart

As far as I am concerned, the term “passing” as a woman has gone the route of so many terms describing cross dressers or transgender women such as transvestite. However for this post, passing fits due to the times I was referring to in my past. Also, while I am…

Or, in the gender out door. It seems all my life I have been trying to force my way in the out door when my gender has been involved.

Of course, similar to many of you, my earliest explorations into a feminine life involved diving into my Mom’s clothing and…

Source: Cyrsti Hart

As I was writing this post I considered calling it the “Alpha Female” At any rate, the whole post goes back to my earliest remembrances of coming out and interacting with like minded cross dressers. Or at least I thought they were.

What I naively thought was all sp called…

Source Cyrsti Hart

Over the years I have thought about my transgender transition as climbing a hill. then sliding down. Recently though, I have began to consider it as more of a trip up a gender stairwell.

My first steps could have been the hardest. I had to live through the unmistakable urge…

Source: Cyrsti Hart

This is another of my continuing series of posts revolving around chances I took cross dressing my way into becoming a transgender woman and living fulltime in a feminine world.

In the restaurant/bar I used to manage, two cis women who I presumed were in their fifties, came in several…

Source: Cyrsti Hart

When life gives you lipstick, wear it!

Anyway you cut it, life is never fair for everyone. I’m biased but I think transgender women are dealt the most difficult hands in life. First of all, we have to do the difficult work of figuring out who we are. Looking back…

JJ Hart

Transgender veteran author and blogger. My passions include furthering the rights of trans senior citizens in assisted living conditions.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store