Tag Archives: gender shift

Essence – ugliness

  One of the hardest things I still deal with is facial hair. I was blessed as a guy with a thick beard of thick dense red hair. Electrolysis is ongoing. I’ve been having weekly treatments of 1.5 to 2 … Continue reading

Posted in Bodies of Work, essence | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

reaching

Reaching out to friends, reaching out for help, reaching out to family, trying to reach to get somewhere… sometimes it seemed I just couldn’t reach far enough or hard enough to get what I needed. That’s when I had to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Separation

  Despite the overwhelming joy of undergoing genital surgery for a gender shift, there are plenty of emotions surrounding the loss of and separation from the life I lived for so long.  

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hate.

One of my dearest friends recruited me to help her make a big sign that said HATE. The organization she was working for put it up at an event on a busy corner in Portland, Maine. People passing by would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pumice Stone Field, Puna de Atacama, Argentina…

A little more light-hearted image than some of the previous images. A new piece of ‘equipment’ often needs to be explored and contemplated. Not ever having owned a vagina until a couple years ago, even though I always wanted one, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pumice Stone Field, Puna de Atacama, Argentina

I needed to learn to mourn the death of part of myself. Who I was for most of my life, who I pretended to be because of that sex organ hanging between my legs. It was most of what I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pumice Stone Field, Puna region of Argentina

With a little push and support from JP Caponigro and Seth Resnick, I started dealing with the Dark Spaces of a gender transition. It has pushed my work to a new place, a deeper place. I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment