Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

08 May 2006, 10:00 a.m.

Live, In These United States!

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2006 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

I'm wearing my wedding pants today. They are the only pair of white pants I own. I have to do laundry.

Overseas Indian customer service representatives are the only ones who can pronounce my last name on the first try.

I feel so much more comfortable in New York now that I know someone who's transitioning genders. I feel more at home.