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🦎 detransitioned lesbian building a life worth living. 🇨🇦 Queer is a slur. Homosexual is as much of a slur as heterosexual is.
Nov 21, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
I talked to my therapist about the chronic pain I live with post-transition. #Binding my breasts from 2015 to 2019 fucked up my ribs. I started crying when I talked about how when I am hugged too hard it hurts or if my nieces jump on my lap and they accidently press into my ribs. How the chronic pain I live with from breast binding affects my relationships and quality of life. For the first year I wore a binder I bought a handmade one I wore occasionally on @Etsy and than I had #G2CBbinder that I wore daily to work. My breast amputation in 2019 did
Sep 3, 2022 10 tweets 2 min read
I am a suicide survivor and it's weird to think people would have said it was due to transphobia not the complex mental health issues I have. I survived and can explain what led me to that attempt. Its so important not to give simplistic answers to why people end their lives I got a second chance to live and tell my story, to love and be loved, to actually heal. I have not felt suicidal since DBT but I do have the thoughts. My brain created and reinforced pathways that ending my life would end my suffering. If I went through DBT
Aug 9, 2022 8 tweets 2 min read
Damn trying to find a therapist as a detransitioner is literally HELL. I am ready to just curl up and cry. Every god damn therapist now has something like Trans Ally in their profile to score woke points when that just makes me nervous they are going to victim blame me for the trauma I went through. IDEK what to do at this point. It seems like there is help for people like me in Europe but Canada the water is more murky with the Conversion Therapy law being as vague as it is. (I am in touch with Genspect dont worry)
Jan 7, 2022 9 tweets 4 min read
I am very grateful @JustinTrudeau for the conversion therapy ban, as a lesbian. As a detransitioner, no therapist will want to touch me with a 10ft pole. When has conversion therapy been done on the basis of gender identity. I am only aware of this torture being done to same sex Attracted people. Including gender identity in this bill harms many dysphoric people who have been and will be harmed by transition. Gender affirming care pushes us to medicalisation, claiming suicide is the other option. @marcusevanspsyc @sueevansprotect wrote an amazing book