Profile: Diss


You can call me… diss – diss is my newest name, and most people still call me ruby. i’m a serial name changer.

I identify as… a girl, mostly. though it ranges from near sex-/genderless to strong femininity, with an occasional bout of masculinity thrown in for good measure.

As far as third-person pronouns go, … mostly i prefer feminine pronouns. in a language like french which genders adjectives and half the verbs (making a neutral gender almost impossible) i insist on the feminine forms. when used inclusively and respectfully i also like neutral or third gender pronouns.

I’m attracted to… most people, on a potential level. most commonly though i’m attracted to women in the androgynous/butch spectrum, with the occasional androgynous guy thrown in. and people who identify as other genders. but a brilliant mind is what will attract me most powerfully.

When people talk about me, I want them to… be respectful, accept my differences even if they don’t understand them.

I want people to understand… that being trans is not the core of my existence, that transitioning has been much easier than pretending to be a boy ever was. that the worst thing they can do to others is to deny them the possibility be be themselves.

About Diss
i’m a thirty-something transitioning ftq (or something). i’m currently struggling to reconcile the emotional and hormonal turmoil of adolescence with being a responsible grownup, and mostly succeeding by dropping the “responsible” part.
i’m also a student of sociology, and planning to continue with gender studies after i get my degree.
not currently in a sexual relationship, i am however in a donor relationship with a vampire, which is easily as intimate.

Posted by on March 16th, 2009 at 04:00 pm

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One Response to “Profile: Diss”

  1. diss

    …is it bad or good when you’re so [confused|relaxed|obsessed] that you miss-type what you’re transitioning from?

    though perhaps it’s not all incorrect, but should be mtftq?


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