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logan :)

hi, i'm logan! i've been out as a trans guy for a few months now (came out right before i started high school) and it's made me so much happier. i'm just here to ask questions if i ever need to and maybe help some people! idk my friend told me about this site and it seems cool so i'm just gonna try it out, i'm happy to talk to anyone :)

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Charlize

Welcome aboard Logan.  Make friends, share and enjoy!

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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Kyler R.

Hi Logan, welcome!

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Juelie_Atlas

Welcome Logan! Glad to have you here

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NB Adult  (Inactive)

Hey Logan!

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ShawnaLeigh

Welcome to our family.  

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Carolyn Marie

Welcome to Trans Pulse, Logan.  We've had a whole bunch of young trans men come on here lately and its great to see.  Please do post questions and comments wherever you like.  We'll be here to offer support and friendship and whatever else you need.

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

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TammyAnne

Hi Logan. Welcome to the family!

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Ellora

Heyhey Logan! Welcome!!

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Ellora

First pic, waiting in line at the Boston Market, and the second, watching tv at my friends house while they are spending dessert time at a family friends house. I chose to stay home.

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Damien Mcknight

Hey Logan! Ima start high school next year so maybe we can chat more! Enjoy your stay!

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Alex C

het Ellora you have a loving home. How did you manage to fit a Boston Market in there is surprising,,but much lv be safe 

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Alex C

sorry Welcome Logan...I glad you have stop running long enough to join us here.and I hope you get the refence 

 

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Adrian Doyle

Welcome to the community, Logan! Everyone here is incredibly kind and supportive! You’ll fit right in! Ask away and I hope you meet some amazing people along the way! ٩( ᐛ )و

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Aidan5

Welcome Logan. If you need anything don't be afraid to ask us questions!

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SaraAW

Welcome to the forums Logan. 

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Timber Wolf

Hi Logan,

Welcome to Transpulse. I'm glad you're here!

 

Lots of love and a big welcome hug, 

Timber Wolf 🐾

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Hellothere

Hey Loganster welcome to the site

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