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Jason Rozek
Jason Rozek is a 30-something blogger, office drone, beer enthusiast, media junky, cult television geek, bibliophile, board gamer, Minnesotan, and partner of a trans woman. His website is

Note: "Jason Rozek" is a pseudonym chosen to protect the identity of his partner.

Entries by Jason Rozek

Mom, Dad... I'm Straight

(2) Comments | Posted May 6, 2014 | 5:51 PM

Okay, the title is hyperbolic. I'm not straight. I'm still queer as can be. That, however, doesn't take away from the fact that the person with whom I've chosen to spend my life is a woman. Over the past month, she and I have been coming out to our friends...

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How My Partner's Transition Gave Me a Schlubby Ape-Man Complex

(26) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 7:48 PM

When your partner transitions genders, you become acutely aware of things you might never have considered before. Not long after I found out my partner is a transgender woman, I began to take a hard look at my own sense of self and identity with some of the same focus...

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Experiencing a Parallel Transition From Inside the Closet

(22) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 10:40 PM

I never expected to be back in the closet.

From the time I came out to my friends and family as gay at age 21, I was determined to live as openly, visibly, honestly and unapologetically as possible. For 10 years I did just that. I never worried about...

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It Turns Out My Partner Is a Woman, So What Does That Make Me?

(118) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 7:36 PM

Eight months ago I pulled a bra out of the washing machine for the first time since breaking up with my college girlfriend and loudly coming out of the closet as a gay man a decade earlier. This bra belonged to someone I would have called my boyfriend a week...

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