Memoirs

Mutual Acquaintance

“Excuse me Staff Sergeant, can I ask you a question?” Cree paused and quickly assessed the tiny sergeant standing in front of him. The young Marine looked harmless enough, perhaps even a little terrified. Then, […]

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Under The Knife

Cree glanced nervously at his watch, realizing that he’d arrived fifteen minutes early. “Typical,” he thought to himself as he opened the door to Carolina East Diagnostic Center. “Good morning ma’am, how can I help […]

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Turning Point

Cree sat nervously in the internal medicine waiting area. After six months of intense psychological scrutiny, his case manager finally referred him to internal medicine. It felt a little odd, since Cree believed that endocrinology […]

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The Announcement

Cree clicked on defense.gov and began browsing the headlines. One caught his eye that he couldn’t start reading fast enough. “Remarks on Ending the Ban on Transgender Service in the U.S. Military,” Cree read out […]

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Scary New World

Cree turned the tiny blue pill over and over in his hand. This one miniscule pill could completely alter the course of his life forever. Progynova would ease his body into temporary second puberty, only […]

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Coming Out

Coming out to himself seemed hard enough. Now he planned to try and explain his feelings to his bride of three years. “Shall we take this into the room?” Cree said, unsure of his somehow […]

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The Disguise

“You have to wear a disguise!” Cree knew exactly what to do, he grabbed her other dress and slid it over his head. They began playing pioneer women through the massive living room. Nothing seemed […]