Prism & Pen
Published in

Prism & Pen

A Simple Hug After a Lifetime of Gender Denial

The profound impact of human touch

I find myself surrounded by a depth of emotions that had been so muted by a lifetime of gender denial. Joy, pain, tears, and smiles are all felt a new level of multi-dimensionality. It has been a long path of discovery.

It all started with a simple call.




Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

Recommended from Medium

“It’s important to bring the conversation to the forefront:” Voices of displaced LGBTIQ+ community…

The TEEH Scale: The Transgender Extreme Emotional Heartache Scale

Sidney Powell’s gender

‘The Definition of Possibility Was Inadequate’

A person with shoulder-length blonde hair, wearing a denim jacket and a skirt, standing alone in a field of long grass.

Interview with Cally, Translator for Yuri Espoir

Yes I’m a Bi writer! Yes you need to know!

Should Pride Events Ban Police Participation?

Is your target market ‘the ladies across the street?’

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Emma Holiday

Emma Holiday

After decades of denial I finally answered the question “What’s wrong with me?” The answer is “Nothing”. I am transgender and I am OK.

More from Medium

Mirrors: Can’t Live With/Can’t Live Without Them

My Trans Journal: Last Day Of Vacation In Playa del Carmen Mexico

The Younger Generation

An interesting medical journey of discovery