We made it through another week, darlings, and that’s no small feat. Welcome to another installment of Trans Joy Fridays, where we comb the internet for trans happiness, inspiration, and vintage Beanie Babies.
First, let’s start out with some stone-cold truths:
Just downloaded Duolingo for the first time and I can already tell me and that bird would’ve dated in college.
— Grace Freud (@GraceGFreud) May 12, 2021
Here are two brilliant trans writers gassing each other up:
— chica marx (@mckenziewark) May 12, 2021
A much-needed victory for a trans man in Reykjavík.
Some words on trans joy.
It’s a beautiful morning to be trans:
My children, 27 & 25, are home. If you have small kids, imagine yourself in your 60s someday, with them returning from jobs and graduate study.
I am making pizzas. Piano tuner is tuning the Yamaha. Later today, 5 pies and playing & singing.
“This dream is short, but happy.” pic.twitter.com/DmqCtdVhE7
— Jennifer Finney Boylan 🐕 (@JennyBoylan) May 14, 2021
All trans kids love Olivia Rodrigo…
things to celebrate:
new olivia rodrigo
— meryl wilsner (they/them) (@merylwilsner) May 14, 2021
And just this Beanie Baby named Mom who has some words we all need to hear.
Love To Mom the bear.
Birthday: May 11, 2008.
“For all the things you teach and show
Like how to laugh and love and grow
I’ve learned so much from you, it’s true
You have my thanks and my love, too !” pic.twitter.com/7ijtlOgO9c
— Every* Beanie Baby (@beaniebabybot) May 11, 2021