GA – Chase Part 01

Chase’s Story Part 01
This is the first of two stories from Chase. Part 1 is prior to transition recorded in 2013. Chase, then known by his nickname Blodge, compares his experience with gender expression and stereotypes in the town where he grew up in southern Ontario and in communities in the Yukon Territory. Chase went on to become a strong trans-activist in the Yukon Territory.

Talking Points/Content Warnings (Themes)
Safety in public, Perception as binary, Being invisible, Internalized Homophobia, “Walking in Both Worlds”, Community, Geographic Isolation, Pressure to Transition

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Chase’s Story, Part 1 is included in the following Themes:

Human Rights/Advocacy