Sophia-Helene Mees de Tricht

I'm a socialist space penguin. I mean, I'm sure there are more important things about me, but I also don't want to be accused of misrepresenting myself, so let me just say that up front and loudly and clearly and oops! I'm about out of spa

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A History of Transgender People, Volume IV
a month ago
So far in this series, I've discussed myth and legend. This is, on its surface, is not great historiography; but a culture's myths and legends inform their worldview. Perhaps not always in the most in...
An Evening Out
2 months ago
It was my second date with A, and I really wanted to bring my (sorry) "A-game" (I'll see myself out) on this date and make a really great impression. I had grown to like her over the lengthy course of...
A History of Transgender People, Volume III
2 months ago
The intense West African sun beats down on the Bandiagara Escarpment in central Mali. Against the escarpment’s face, tucked in the shadow of a large outcropping, is a village that; if one saw only a p...
A History of Transgender People, Volume II
2 months ago
In a time approximately 500-1500 years after the Mesopotamian cultures shared stories about Asu-Shu-Namir rescuing the goddess of love from the underworld, the Ancient Greeks had arisen, formed comple...
A History of Transgender People, Volume I
2 months ago
Important note: Historiography is a living science. It evolves with the sensibilities of those who practice it and the cultures that consume it. It's the science of how we do history. Originally, the ...
Finding Love When You've Forgotten How
3 months ago
I was sitting in my support group a couple of days ago, preparing mentally to introduce myself. What would I say? How much would I share with these strangers? How much trauma did I have to unload, any...