TransPanTastic: Transgender parenting, work, marriage, transition, and life!

by George & Jess · · · · 2 subscribers

A podcast about gender, identity, orientation, and all the life that happens around them! George is a straight FtM transgender man. Jess is his pansexual nonbinary/genderqueer wife. Together they talk about transition, marriage, transition, parenting, transition, working in the public sector, transition, friendships, and did we mention transition?

308 TPT#308 - Adulting Up July 25, 2020

How do we help our child, who struggles to understand abstract concepts, realize that we won't like things just because they're about The Queers™? And when his other mom (who disappeared a year ago, after accusing us of abuse didn't work out how she'd hoped) makes herself known again, how do we respond? And how do we help any other human ever, recognize the difference between fault and responsibility? Hard questions require ridiculous and horrible coping humor. And maybe answers. But definitely humor. We are here to share our entire intersectional experience with anyone who finds it beneficial, but we …

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Tags: personal journals, society & culture, ftm, general, kids & family, sexuality, health, transgender, genderqueer, pansexual

Older Episodes

When will we go back to work in our offices? Will George's change in Testosterone dose help his mood and functioning? When will our kids go back to school? Why does George's blood test show decreased kidney functioning? Is our new neighbor queer? So much...
306 TPT#306 - Worn Out Words June 27, 2020
When new descriptive terms are championed by marginalized populations, the lifespan of those words is unknown. Eventually many of those words, however, become victims of the culture of marginalization and outlive their usefulness. Whether it's the change...
We believe that Black Lives Matter. Special needs parenting in a pandemic is somewhat prohibitive of attending marches or protests, so it's an odd feeling to be supportive from afar this round. That odd feeling, combined with the other oddities of our da...
304 TPT#304 - Georgy-Rigged May 30, 2020
Many studies have shown that working from home can be more productive than at centralized locations like an office. Lately, lots of folks have been multi- tasking while working from home, and when we had an appliance repair that needed doing, George thoug...
303 TPT#303 - Muppety May 16, 2020
Because George is a civil servant, he is still working, even when gender makes things weird. Much of his job can be provided remotely, while simultaneously parenting and managing a challenging child's distance learning, but occasionally he does need to g...
302 TPT#302 - Dust To Dust May 2, 2020
"A case of the Mondays" is the fictional ailment one might experience in an office job upon returning from a weekend. So why do George's Mondays seem longer now that he's working from home? The Pronouns Song that Jess referenced can be found at youtube.c...
It's George's 7th Manniversary! We talked about how things have changed over the past decade, as his hormones have changed, his body has changed, his brain has changed, and the way others perceive him has changed. We are here to share our entire intersec...
Some months back, we thought it might be fun to plan something for our 300th episode. In the meanwhile, a global pandemic has basically cancelled all plans. George has been on testosterone for almost seven years, but survived an estrogen-dominated body a...
While quarantined with a small human, George got to work mostly from home. Jess didn't, but they were only a little put out by it. Not only did Child#2's other mom decide to show back up after half a year starting drama again, but the boy decided to expr...
Reality is, some people are transgender. But what that means to each trans person is highly subjective. We discussed the way our gender affects the ways we interact with one another and the world, how we live up to social norms and cultural expectations,...
We went to Gallifrey One, as we do every year in February. We help out some behind the scenes, and pay attention to the ways the LGBTQIA+ community is welcomed into the con. Between bringing the pronoun ribbons, parenting from afar, noticing women having...
296 TPT#296 - Lady Bits Feb. 8, 2020
Binary-minded cisgender people are weird.
We have zero time or energy for dealing with our own selves when parenting gets difficult.
Depression, gender dysphoria, and mental health care.
293 TPT#293 - Motherf*cker Dec. 28, 2019
How did George's expectations of transition prior to beginning, measure up to the actual experience?
292 TPT#292 - Most Best Dec. 14, 2019
Transition is the most best.
Jess is struggling to find thankfulness after TDOR, George reminds them of what we have to be thankful for.
290 TPT#290 - Funny Looking Lady Nov. 16, 2019
The cis seem to be a little extra odd this week.
Repairmen are easier to deal with as a man. Doctors are too, sometimes.