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Posts Tagged: surgery

Fool Me Once

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The first time I had my breasts removed was hard. The second time, less so.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “The Beautiful Dead”

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It was personal, as the detectives on my favorite shows always said.

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This Huge, Colossal Joy: A Conversation with Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison

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Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison discuss their work.

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It’s a Beautiful (Toxic) Life

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My defensiveness has never been what’s saved me.

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How We Write the Dead: A Conversation with Vikram Paralkar

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Vikram Paralkar discusses his debut novel, NIGHT THEATER.

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Dead Name

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In the Parenting Transgender Children support groups I belong to on Facebook, we refer to our previous-gendered child’s birth name as Dead Name.

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The Tongue Goes

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“In a nutshell,” he said, “they’re going to excise a dime-sized piece of your tongue and replace it with muscle and tendons from your left wrist.”

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Baking Lessons: Needing, Rising, and Letting Go

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When I took those breaths, I also learned to say, “I am enough, I am enough, I am enough.”

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Regarding the Boy

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What happens to a place when it can no longer define itself by its history, when it tears everything down? What is the rust belt without the plants, the factories? Who is the boy without his sister?

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