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Byron James Kimball

Byron James Kimball
Byron James Kimball is a freelance writer based in Salem, Oregon. Along with a love of food and gaming, Byron is passionate about the issues that the transgender community faces on a daily basis.

Some Thoughts on Changing My Name

Changing your name involves lots of paperwork.

If anything can be said of the transgender community as a whole, we’re one of the few communities out there that actually looks forward to waiting in line at the DMV. Granted, maybe that’s a bit of a generalization- like anything, there’s plenty of DMV related horror stories swirling around ...

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Topless Laws and Being Trans: What’s the Deal?

Courtney Demone/Mashable

It’s no secret. Whether you’re a trans woman, a trans man, or even non-binary, the state of your chest is kind of a big deal. As a trans man, I’m rarely stepping outside the house without first throwing on a chest compressive binder. My trans female friends eagerly await the ...

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Moving To a New City (When You’re Transgender)

Moving to a new city is something most people will have to do at some point in their lives. It already has the potential to be a confusing and frustrating process at times. But when you’re transgender, there may be a few additional things to keep in mind. Regardless of ...

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