charllandsberg

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About charllandsberg

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  • Birthday 07/10/1984

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  • Gender Transgender
  • Location South Africa
  • Interests Chocolate aficionado, transgender poet, atheist, activist, urban deity, superhero, sushi enthusiast, tea drinker, avid liberal, and artist.

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  1. charllandsberg added a blog entry in Genderwhere   

    A Fond Farewell
    Unfortunately due to some issues I won't be able to host my content here anymore. I have many reasons. But thank you gentle folk for your love and support. I wish you all the best. If you want to be in contact:

    Hear me screaming at the clouds on twitter: @charllandsberg or my Twitter Profile
    Come have a look at my weird and wonderful art on Tumblr
    Have a look at my cooking and everyday photography on Instagram
    I'm all over the place. Be good. Take care of yourselves.

    All my love
    Charl
    -o0o-
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  2. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: A day in the life of detox and sobriety   

    Hey Blair

    As always, I'm a big fan of your videos and love reading your posts. When I was younger I went through drug addiction / recovery. It's wonderful to see you writing about your journey. And it makes me proud to see trans folk like us being open and showing other folks who went through or who are still going through this difficult stuff that recovery is a long road, but a worthwhile one. I'm 12 years sober.
    Keep at it. Always love seeing your work.
    Love
    Charl
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  3. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Waiting on bad news.   

    I'm so sorry things are tough. Went through a very tough time with my dog this year. She's recovered well, which is a relief that I cannot quite express. But I know the pain and heartache when a pet is sick and I wish you all my love and strength <3
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  4. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: A poem   

    Word of the day: Spoonerism
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  5. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Name change headaches at work   

    Liked your post out of solidarity. Went through my own name-change headaches. But when I finally got my ID book, I swear, it was one of the best days of my life. I know it's terrible, but hang in there.

    Love
    Charl
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  6. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: My story in the New York Times   

    Congrats on getting it published though  it's awesome
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  7. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Microsoft MVP   

    Congrats
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  8. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: The Taming of Nurse Conway   

    Wow. Your photos really, really are fantastic.
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  9. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Goodbye   

    Hey Eve.

    Will be sad to see you go. Pop by often to say hello though
     
    Love
    Charl <3 
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  10. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Went to friends family reunion...   

    Is it weird that you sharing your pic has bolstered me to be brave and share a pic of my own? Thank you for sharing. It means a lot. Also... definitely twins
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  11. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Doubt..   

    Also, you don't have to settle for being either a boy or a girl. You are no less transgender, no less human, and no less valid if at times you feel male or female, both or neither, all of these positions are valid and true expressions of transgender identity. And if you feel 100% girl, then that's who you are and that's fine too.
    Love
    Charl
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  12. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Using my new passport for the first time!   

    Congrats with your new passport! When I got my new ID documents I had a mini celebration.

    Love
    Charl

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  13. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back   

    "The most important thing is how well you pass as a woman."

    I think what I said in a post I wrote before is important here. Being authentically transgender isn't about reaching a supposed ideal (particularly an ideal founded in patriarchal cisheteronomativity), it is about becoming most authentically ourselves and the best versions of ourselves. The concept of 'passing' is problematic. Being transgender isn't about reaching a particular destination or goal that satisfies the requisite gatekeepers. Being transgender is a life-long journey about self discovery and we reach many destinations along the way that mean a variety of different things to different people.

    Love
    Charl

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  14. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Planning, & Planting for Earth Days to Come   

    I love the picture of the mossy mound styled as a woman. That's beautiful.
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  15. charllandsberg added a comment on a blog entry: Hello Everyone - My First Entry   

    Welcome Art :)
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