Life is full of checkboxes.

Are you married? Do you have children? What’s your occupation?

Lots of checkboxes.

For the longest time, I thought I had to make sure I was ticking all of life’s proverbial checkboxes. Graduate college. Find the job. Find the spouse. Find the house. …

I have enormous respect for transpeople who can share old photos of themselves. This is my attempt to be extremly venerable with you. Also, you know you were gonna look this up anyway… don’t play.

Today is National Coming Out Day. I’ve never made a traditional “coming out” post, nor do I necessarily feel like I owe anybody one.

As a transgender man living in a close-knit city, it’s kinda hard to feel like your changing appearance isn’t a constant testament to “coming out.”


My fiancè thinks it’s fun to do my make up. Everyone needs a gender-bending moment.

I haven’t written anything in a while.

For a split second, I wanted to get mad at myself about it. I wanted to pull out all the self-indulgent dramatic stops of, “I know I haven’t posted in a while, and I’m sorry I took a hiatus…” (like anyone cares 🙄)…

I’ve been at this place many times in my life, stacks of boxes behind me in my car. A handful of moves in my childhood, moving to the dorms in college, finding a job out of state, in and out of rent houses. And now, I’m moving again. …

High altar at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest

O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who with you and…

Blaine Beyer

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