Introducing TransCanuck

This is a repost from Geeky Pleasures. If you subscribe to Geeky Pleasures, I apologize for the double content. Very quietly on Canada Day, I launched another website called TransCanuck, the focus being trans* issues and commentary. The about page for TransCanuck reads: Two trans Canadians—Marcy Cook and Jules Sherred—decided to form a partnership. We’ve yet toRead More

On Why No Mother’s Day For Me – For Real Now

Just a quick follow up to yesterday’s possible confusion. If you’re interested in some insight about Mother’s Day, being called “mum,” even though I’m a trans man, why people neglecting to wish me a happy Mother’s Day made this year the best one yet, and other aspects parenting as a transgender person, you can nowRead More

The “Missing” Mother’s Day Post

This is just a quick note to anyone who may be subscribed to my RSS feed. Earlier, you may have seen a post enter your feed with the title “On Why No Mother’s Day For Me” but it was password protected. Now, you’ll notice that it no longer exists. Don’t worry. You haven’t missed anything.Read More

Adventures In Moving

So, a couple of weeks ago, we moved. After over a year of searching, we finally found a suitable house. Four adult-sized people, a dog, and a cat moved from a roughly 800 square foot suite into a 2500 square foot home. Finally, we have room, including a proper home office. For the most part,Read More

The Name That Just Won’t Go Away

My brain has been stuck in rant mode for over 24 hours now. Ah, the perils of a public coming out and transition; a transition that will never be “complete” by some people’s standards. If you follow me on Twitter, then you may have seen me rant yesterday about a PR person who contacted meRead More

When Your Family Cannot Accept Who You Are and the Holiday Blues

I’ve been really angry and upset since yesterday. Like really, really, really wanting to scorch the earth angry. I’ve been needing to get it out but at the same time I’m hesitant because of reasons which may become more clear. I considered writing about it on my super secret blog of which only a handful of peopleRead More

A Quick Update In Response To A Reader’s Concern

Today, Patty left a comment on a post, commenting specifically on not hearing from me for a while, hoping all is well and that married life is treating me okay. So, I suppose I should quickly update people on the state of Jules. Things are well, overall. Married life is great. I’m just extremely busyRead More

An Open Letter To LGBT Allies Regarding National Coming Out Day, Plus Same-Sex Marriage vs Same-Gender Marriage

First, I want to preface this open letter by thanking all of my allies; LBGT*, cis, and hetero alike. I receive hate on a daily basis. Knowing there are people who have my back helps. Second, I want to preface this open letter by stating that in this letter, I am speaking on my ownRead More