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First off, thank you.

And yes, I actually mean that. Sure, I’m thanking you for being decent people, but there seem to be few enough of those around right now that it’s worth making it clear that yes, we do appreciate you.

You’re our parents, partners, kids, friends, people who…

[CW: detailed discussion of suicidal ideation, dysphoria, self-harm]

You are sixteen.

You are sixteen, and standing in front of your bedroom mirror has become an exercise in self-hatred. You glare at your reflection, willing changes you know will never happen as though wishing hard enough might make some sort of…


Izzet transhumanist, second year electronic engineer, LARPer, writer, possessor of copious quantities of fakeblood. Autistic hypermobile(EDS?) trans guy. Plural

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