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questions [27 Jul 2006|07:36pm]
hurtftm
My name's Mike and I'm pre-everything. I'm 18 and out to 98% of my friends who are pretty cool about me being transgendered although they still call me by my birth name for the most part. I used to rarely bind, but am begining to do it more often, hopefully daily althought its with ACE bandages. I do not pack, use a STP device, or go into the male restrooms. My father knows, but completly ignores the fact and the rest of my family has no idea.

Here's my questions:

I'm a senior in high school, and in JROTC (I love the program and Idk if me being out would create an issue). Would it be a good move to come out to the highschool so I could graduate under my prefered name? I'm worried about the Staff and Administration reaction, not as much the students.

Also, what can I start under the radar living in my house without my parents knowing this year to get a jump on transistioning??

Does anyone know of some good colleges in TX that are friendly with Transistioning??

Anything else that you all know that could help me out???
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hi! [08 Jun 2006|04:45pm]
little_becca
[ mood | devious ]

i ve been so busy i haven't benn able to introduce myself!
name: fionna or fi
sex: female
sexuality: somewhere between bisexual and lesbian. . .not quite sure yet
are you out?:knid of. i don't hide it. i have come out but as bi but people just ignore it or pretend they don't know or it's not real. my parents know.
single or taken:sadly single=(
age:16
location:ely, minnesota
screen name:little_becca
other: i ve always known i was queer, i didn't have to stuggle to figure it out( excpet exactly what i am). i first attempted to come out to my mom at age 7!

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in need of people willing to help with my research paper. [06 Apr 2006|11:14pm]

lonelyinheaven
i'm writing a paper about glbt/minority teen (ages 13-19) drug use, if anyone would do the following questioneer i'd greatly appreciate it. comment here if you'd like, i set the comments as screened, and you can do it anonymously. also you can send it to me on aim (sn: jenniy122) or email (jenniy122@aim.com). if you're not comfortable answering a certain question, don't. all to protect your privacy.
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thank you!
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LBT Takeover [04 Oct 2005|05:34pm]

justapieceofme
Well, as many of you know, this past weekend was Gay Days at Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure. While I couldn't go to the evnt, I did work both days and walked the park a bit before and after work, and I've gotta say, I could not be more disappointed. This was for a variety of reasons, but here's my number-one issue: rather than a park full of my "family," I saw a park full of middle aged gay men. Where were the lesbians? The bisexuals? The transpeaople? Granted, I work at Hungry Bear, home of the "bear lover" meet-up, but still. I literally saw less than 5 red-shirt-clad women the entire weekend. Those I did were in their 40s. I began to realize that, despite having one meet-up a day specifically for women and a couple for youth, these men are the people Gay Days really target. And, for a 19-year-old dyke hoping to meet others like herself, this is damned disappointing.

So I'm proposing that we stage an LBT takeover. Either at next years' Gay Days or (this is my preference, especially because I don't feel like waiting another whole year after spending the whole last year looking forward to this), on our own day. Which is not to say your average, everyday gay man can't come, but this is not targeted at them. Just like we can come to Gay Days, but it's not targeted at us. Hell, we could even give the guys a little meet-up.

So, who's with me?

Official site for Anaheim Gay Days is here.

X-posted like crazy.
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Need some advice. [17 Aug 2005|11:06am]

evil_admiral
Okay, I need some advice on a roommate situation I have run into. Alrighty then. I go to a school which attracts a pretty conservative crowd on average. I am a junior, and on a hall in the men's dorm which is predominantly upperclassmen. As a roommate this year I have a freshman. Now before he moved in yesterday, we had talked on the phone once to discuss the layout of the room, what he needed to bring, etc... Now when I got back from work yesterday afternoon, after I said hi to him, introduced myself, and shook his hand. Then after he introduced himself and shook back, the second words right out of his mouth were "I've requested a room change because I saw you're gay, and I am sure you are a good guy and everything, I just don't want to be around that." He knew because I had a sticker on my loft with the rainbow flag and "I don't even THINK straight" on my loft (which I have now taken down) and an HRC sticker on my whiteboard. He had talked to the RA on my floor (a good friend btw) beforehand actually, and not only asked him if I was gay, but if he go ahead and get a room change, and how to expedite that. In its self, this isn't too bothering. What is really bother me though is that he didn't take a chance at getting to know the person behind the gayness (I am actually pretty "straight" acting when it comes down to it).

Since then its more or less worked, though he has been out of the room a lot (driving around thinking I guess). We were able to make some small talk last night before we both went to bed about class and stuff, but I can still sense an uncomfortableness in him.

My RA friend recommended us both sitting down as adults and talking about this with him as a moderator/character witness, since my roomie will be in the room for at least the next two weeks (if Res Life can even find somewhere else to put him in the full dorm). I know I need to sit down and address his uncomfortableness, and how this thing is going to work. I know what I want to say, but I just don't know how to phrase it very well so that it doesn't come out sounding like its a formal relationship or something. Any suggestions? Thanks!

Cross posted to lgbt_college.
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[03 Aug 2005|10:29pm]

___pinkballoons
some new pictures of me.

free as a bird yeah she spread her wingsCollapse )
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[13 Jun 2005|02:00pm]

doni_dyke01
Name: Jayden
Sex: FTM
Sexuality: Pansexual
Are you out: Mostly
Single or taken: single and not looking at the moment
Age: 19
Location: Upstate NY
Screen Name or Email: transboi01@yahoo.com
Pictures: None right now.

I'm a friendly person, but rather shy. It'll take me a little to warm up to anybody, but that doesn't mean you can't talk to me. :)
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Calling all New York State Queer Youth Activists! [09 Jun 2005|03:39pm]
heffalumpwoozle
read on, find out what queeRevolution is all about, then if you're interested, join the queeRevolution!


queeRevolution is starting as a means to network
various youth organizations as well as individual youth
across New York State.
This is a result of the many youth who have shown a
desire to bring about direct change
to the diverse lives and struggles of queer youth.

Why?
It’s because issues affecting queer youth today are issues
that are being overlooked by the mainstream queer community.
It's time for a revolution of the larger queer communities.
We need to band together to make our presence known.

They say we are the future of our fight, let's show them who's fighting!

queeRevolution serves politically charged queer youth in New York State.
Right now, we are a tiny listserve where we ask questions
of other youth organizations, other youth;
brainstorm political actions; announce events in our communities;
coordinate events and actions throughout New York;
get support from others in our movement; find relevant resources;
among so many other possibilities.

queeRevolution is a coalition of youth who self identify
anywhere under the queer umbrella and/or transgender/genderqueer umbrella.
This is also a coalition of youth who don't identify under these umbrellas
who are still an integral part of our movement known as allies.

Want to join the queeRevolution? Want more information before you join?
Email queerevolutionnewyork-request [at] lists [dot] riseup [dot] net

Like I said, we're still really new, and trying to get more active, but you can access the Archives to see what's being talked about.



xposted to almost all queer communities on LJ.

i posted this for amanda (free_of_gender) she's way cool, and i joined (even though i'm from ma... activism needs to be everywhere. talk to her with any questions.)
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[07 Jun 2005|09:41pm]

xxbitterxhopexx
Ive been thinking about this community alot lately. I started this community a while ago. I really didnt think it would turn out. But it has and Im proud of it. Its been almost a two years i belive and its kinda died down. I really want to get it back up.

So if youd like to help I need it in the following:

*Advertisment
*Recruitment
*Design and Layouts
*2 Co-Mods
*New applacation questions

*Any thing else you think may help.


Email me your ideas, or if you can do one of the above. Softballshorty006@yahoo.com


Thanks,

Michelle ♥
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new member... [07 Jun 2005|09:25pm]
heffalumpwoozle
Name: abigail
Sex: female
Gender: fucked
Sexuality: pansexual
Are you out: depends on who. almost everyone except parents.
Single or taken: half-way taken. (don't ask how.)
Age: 14
Location: cambridge, ma
Screen Name or Email: everything's in my user info.
Pictures: n/a. don't have a camera.
Anything else you want us to know:
i created ma_queer_youth, and i'm wondering if anyone has a desire to moderate it/ get it off the ground. i'm willing to help, but need help. and there is a signifigant amount of people that want to join. so not so much recruiting, more just layout type stuff. and on that note, is anyone here going to boston pride this weekend?
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[06 Jun 2005|01:32am]

spiralabyss
[ mood | disappointed ]

I came across a person's journal on my other journal site, and I decided to click on a little link/banner thing he had, and it led to something kinda of weird.

This bothers me.

Why? It's not because it's for straight people. Ohno.
It's because it says to post it in your "Gay" friends journal, as a joke.
Not funny.
At all.
And, because it says that gays should "mind their own business" inadvertainly. If you can't tell where, it's on the bottom banners that says "The rest of the rainbow can mind it's own business", or whatever.

xxcrosspostedfromrainbowvictoriaandi_am_pansexual

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[03 Jun 2005|11:12pm]

___pinkballoons
name; ashley
sex; female
sexuality; bisexual
are you out; to most, yes
single or taken; it's a wierd situation...
age; seventeen
location; pennsylvania
screen name or email; yahoo (my preferred messenger); i_heart_constantine.....aim; lovelymousexx.....email; i_heart_constantine@yahoo.com
pictures; here they are...Collapse )
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[31 May 2005|11:21am]

spiralabyss
[ mood | morose ]

Hey, I came across this little abode and I thought I would test it out.. see if I like it, and whatnot. Heh. So, here we go!

Name: Bree
Sex: Physically? Female.
Sexuality: Pansexual
Are you out: To my Mom, her boyfriend, my friends and a couple of my cousins.
Single or taken: Taken
Age: 16
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Screen Name or Email: snow_leopard44@hotmail.com

Pictures:
Boo. Me on the left.
Monotony Me, of course.

Anything else you want us to know. Though I posess a female body, I feel as if I have no internal gender. I sometimes feel more male, or more female, but generally, I feel as if it's my own personified gender. I also have an insane love for animals, and I own 2 rats, 1 mouse and 3 hamsters currently.
If you want to know something.. ASK!

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[11 Apr 2005|03:02pm]

lonelyinheaven
so my school principal on friday told me it was fine for me to have the day of silence. so today, monday, i printed up about 100 flyers and then posted them all of my lunch hour. The next hour i got called down to talk to the principal. I can't hang flyers because they're "offensive", and i can't do the DoS because it's "disruptful to the learning process". so yeah, me and at least 5 other people are doing it anyways. I'm making a shirt and other things, and printing up my speaking cards tonight.
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[10 Apr 2005|09:20am]

xxbitterxhopexx
Ok people. We have to do something to get this community back up.
Any suggestions let me know ASAP.
I also am going to need 2 more mod's if your intrested let me know.

my AIM is : hopelessdreamsxo or Silencedbiwords
and my email is: Softballshorty006@yahoo.com


And if you have not posted the applacation thingy on the userinfo do so now.



your mod.

♥ Michelle
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[23 Mar 2005|09:33pm]

_rainbow_tears_
[ mood | calm ]

I've been lurking but have never posted. I think it's about time...

Name: Kristi
Sex: Female
Sexuality: Lesbian
Are you out: Hell yes.
Single or taken: Taken. Been dating my beautiful girlfriend Christina for a year and a half.
Age: 18
Location: Cleveland, OH
Screen Name (AIM): RainbowTears527; Email: DiscChic167@AOL.com.

Friend me. I'll friend you back. :o)

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[06 Mar 2005|05:27pm]

shitty_buzz
Name: Portia
Sex: Female
Sexuality: Lesbian
Are you out: Ya
Single or taken: Recentlly turned single
Age: 15
Location: Toronto (torona if your a native)
Screen Name or Email: missundaztood13@hotmail.com
Pictures: Read more...Collapse )

Anything else you want us to know.
Umm,... I'm the kid, your parents and your health teacher told you to stay away from ;)
i have a slight obsessions with faires ( with wings),music ( industrial, metal mostly( kittie, otep, jack off jill, msi)) Eliza Dushku, Kate moennig, writng ( i have a story up if anyones interested Read more...Collapse )
) , reading, smoking, drinking, and "socializing". Anything else you need to know about me, just ask...
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hey [14 Feb 2005|07:43pm]

satin_sakura
Name:Abby Jacobs
Sex:female
Sexuality:bi
Are you out:for the most part except my parents don't know
Single or taken:taken
Age: 16
Location:Lanark,IL
Screen Name or Email:thefallendark@hotmail.com
Pictures:n/a
Anything else you want us to know. ....not really...except I'm obsessed with anime and am know to say random japanese words
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Hello! [03 Feb 2005|03:12pm]

muddledslate
Name: Mike
Sex: male
Sexuality: Gay
Are you out: Have been for four years.
Single or taken: Now I'm taken. :D
Age: 19
Location: Tampa, FL
Screen Name or Email: AIM is Days of Our Vent but I have a privacy setting on; it's best to email me first at haltermannews@yahoo.com if you want to chat.
Pictures: My piccieCollapse )

So, what is there to know about me? I'm doing Honors and two majors at the University of South Florida. Journalism and French are two things I absolutely love, so I'm following my dream, even though my parents wished I did business instead, haha.

I also love soap operas, hence my icon. She's only my favorite soap diva ever. Oh, I'm also a facebook fanatic! If you're on thefacebook, feel free to add me. Mike Halterman at USF. Message me, though, and tell me that's why you're adding me.

I'm sure you'll find out more about me later, then. Bye! :-)
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...killing the girl who hated the world... [30 Jan 2005|04:57pm]

missafaery13
[ mood | tired ]

Name: Melissa aka Missa
Sex: female
Sexuality: lesbian..
Are you out: yes, for the most part, not so much with my family. My brother knows, my friends know, my mom knows but she doesn't believe me and my dad...while i think he suspects. they will all know eventually...
Single or taken: single...i am always single..just about
Age: 19
Location: nj
Screen Name or Email: no, i prefer only lj comments and such. i don't give out e-mail or phone numbers.
Pictures: n/a
Anything else you want us to know.

I go to middlesex county college and I am studying to be a high school/college english, writing, and hopefully poetry teacher. I also want to to write. I mainly write poetry but i have a few small prose pieces as well. Actually one of the prose pieces i have is how i came out in my senior year of high school. I wrote a piece about a girl i had a crush on for quite sometime and submitted to our literary magazine which i was editor of and it was published. and actually no one mocked me, everyone liked the piece. if you would like to read my stuff that i am slowly posting here go ahead http://www.fictionpress.com/~missafaery  --the piece i'm talking about  is called participation, unfortunately they won't let me post stories until feb 3rd. so check back then. If there is anything else you would like to know about me come see my lj.

-Missa

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