Pensacola Trans Pride
Your one-stop-shop for all things trans in the Pensacola area
This was the first organization we started that sparked the rest, with the main goal in mind being to offer support group meetings without the gatekeeping or transmedicalism we saw in other such groups locally. Just a wholesome safe space where we could truly be our authentic selves, no matter where on the transgender spectrum we were.
Since then, we began aggregating resources for the community and helping (as much as we’re able) with transition-related healthcare costs.
What are the Medical Guidelines for Transition?
What is Informed Consent?
My Body, My Choice!
Informed Consent and Why it Matters
What if I Change My Mind though?
Busting the Detransition Myth
How will it Affect Fertility
An estimated nearly 1 million trans people are eligible to vote in the 2020 general election. However, 42% of these voters do not have identification that matches their gender identity. Trans people have been turned away from the polls when their presentation didn’t match the name and gender marker on their ID (such as a… Continue reading Transgress Voter SuppressionKeep reading
“Oh since you’re trans, you know what it’s like to be both a boy and a girl!” Incorrect. Sure, I have insight into the male world in that I know what locker room talk is, I know all their expectations and did in fact conform to a lot of them. I butched up hard in… Continue reading No, I Haven’t Seen Both SidesKeep reading
It puts the transphobia on it’s Twitter or else it gets the hose again. You might have heard of JK Rowling’s new book “Troubled Blood” that’s earned her the hashtag #ripjkrowling. While she’s in fact not dead, her talent evidently is. This book follows a crossdressing serial killer who lures victims while in female attire.… Continue reading How JK Rowling’s “Silence of the Pet Detective” Should Have EndedKeep reading
Just a reminder for trans people who say they’re “fully transitioned” because they’ve had SRS, and for cis people who ask if we’re “fully transitioned” (translation: “have you had the surgery yet?”) – transition is not linear. Not every trans person wants surgery. Not every trans person even wants HRT, for that matter. Transitioning is… Continue reading What Exactly is “Fully Transitioned”?Keep reading
One thing I get asked frequently by trans women early in transition is the question of whether their gender identity is just a fetish. And ya know I started out only crossdressing in the bedroom. So it made me wonder if that’s all it was too? But this really has more to do with the… Continue reading Why Transitioning Can Often Feel Like a FetishKeep reading