Some Nuance Please

Scarlett N. Phoenix
Making sense of detransition
Created 18 Jul 2021
  • Detransition Diary #6
    07 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    I’ve gotten a bit of attention online since starting to write about detransition, particularly on Twitter. I have less than 700 followers, which isn’t huge in the grand scheme of things, but is more t...
  • Ideology Does Not Make a Community
    29 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0
    This entry is a bit less about gender and more about how ideology turns communities into cults and my personal reminders for maintaining empathy with “the other side.” When I came to the realization t...
  • Detransition Diary #5
    16 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 5 0
    In 2010, I apparently gave “informed consent” to start taking cross-sex hormones. However, in 2017, I was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (along with a few other diagnoses). After a lot of sou...
  • Detransition Diary #4
    09 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 9 0
    This is sort of a part two to last week’s entry. Last week was about why I didn’t detransition sooner; this week is about what did actually push me to commit to detransitioning in 2020. (Note: My frie...
  • Transition regret is not transphobic
    04 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    About a week ago, a trans influencer tweeted something about detransition. This morning, It found its way to many of the detrans women that I follow, and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it ...
  • Detransition Diary #3
    01 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 9 0
    I've been pretty open about the fact that I identified as transgender for ten years. It's certainly not the longest that anyone has identified as trans before starting to regret the decision — I have ...
  • Detransition Diary #2
    25 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 8 0
    What do eating disorders, self-harm, and transition have in common? Control. Disclaimer: I am speaking from my own experiences. My intention with this entry is to dive into something that I believe wa...
  • Detransition Diary #1
    18 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 26 0
    It's been about eight months since I decided to detransition and about six months since I started informing the people in my life that I was doing so. My feelings about gender and identity have change...
  • Some Nuance Please
    18 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Welcome to Some Nuance Please by Scarlett N. Phoenix. I am a woman in my 30s who detransitioned at the end of 2020. Before that, I had identified as transgender for ten years. I identified as a trans ...
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