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Songs To Help With Dysphoria (Ftm and MtF)


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"Body" Mother Mother https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o0WYiK52Dg

"Transgender Dysphoria Blues" Against Me! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTkmsAJvJwQ 

"Boys Will Be Boys" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JogfQGwB7dI 

"Cut My Hair" Mounika (it's based off of the song This Is Home by Cavetown, which is next on my list) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqfDjmAkq7U

"This Is Home" Cavetown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YgmMJJ34k4 

"Androgyny" Garbage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7e2BetO0w-U

"Bleed Like Me" Garbage  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONgrSX47qYA 

"Candy Says" The Velvet Underground https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFY5ko4sAyI 

"Giant Woman" From Steven Universe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7IHZv5Q594

"Identity Lost In A Mirror" TheMindless Cannibal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qyFn-MamXY 

 

 

 

 

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I have many many songs but not many to help but more to wallow in my dysphoria :D

 

Be a man (Hole)

Been a son (Nirvana)

Beautifull (Christina Aguilera)

Letter to god (Hole)

Raspberry swirl (Tori Amos)

 

But Some to help too :

 

It's my life (No Doubt)

Younger now (Miley Cyrus)

Let 'em talk (Kesha)

White Flag (Bishop Briggs)

Because I'm awesome (The Dollyrots)

A change would do you good (Sheryl Crow)

 

 

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This song "true Colors" by Cyndi Lauper is one of my favorites.  At one point during the Court battles over equality in marriage i was involved in a art show titled True Colors.  Oddly(?) most of my work contained rainbows.

 

https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=aaplw&p=true+colors+lyrics#id=2&vid=f4fee4b940c0b230f8f77f87384a82db&action=click

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

 

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Yes a wonderful song.  I like her so much! 

 

Jan

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RikkiWilson

Personally helps me - The Village by Warbel (i may be spelling that wrong)

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On 5/26/2018 at 11:50 PM, RikkiWilson said:

Personally helps me - The Village by Warbel (i may be spelling that wrong)

I love that song!!! 

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A song I absolutely adore for empowerment is 'My Body Was Made' by Ezra Furman. I always listen to it when I need a pick-me-up. 

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From one Steven Universe fan to another, I have to include "Here Comes a Thought."  One night last week I was feeling miserable about myself, thinking that all my thoughts about being trans weren't real and I was stupid for even considering the possibility that I was, and other such self-defeating ideas.  Then I listened to this song and started weeping.  It reminded me that those negative thoughts are clouding my judgement, and that I have people in my life who will always love me no matter what.  "I'm here" has kind of become my mantra.

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Ones I like to use for this:

Black Tie by Grace Petrie

Make Your Own Kind of Music by Paloma Faith

Androgynous by The Replacements

If I Can't Change Your Mind by Sugar

Prince Charming by Adam and the Ants

 

Also I like to generally go to upbeat pop music like Queen, Little Mix or GRL which are about feeling good about myself

 

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