Author: Mia Violet

Allies Are The Reason I Can’t Escape Transphobia

When I realised I was transgender, I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to transition or not. I was petrified. Any discussion I saw about transgender people was always interrupted with passionate hate and flippant mockery. Meanwhile, news stories of harassment and violence were everywhere, and I was terrified. Was this …

I’m Your Daughter: What I Would Say If You Would Listen

You’re my mother, but I know I’m an embarrassment to you. I always was, but never more than now. I wonder if you know that other family members have reached out to me privately, with concern and worry. They’ve explained that you talk about me in hushed tones, trying to …