‘Wireless Headphones on Full Blast’ By Mercury-Marvin Sunderland

This is an excerpt from a chronological novel about a transgender autistic gay man who decides to get a hysterectomy to handle his PCOS. Alongside this, he is also dealing with undiagnosed Borderline Personality Disorder, the recent breakup with his ex-boyfriend, and family problems. He lives in Portland, studying to work in the video game industry. This particular section is about him (unknowingly) learning DBT skills, which are the only known treatment for Borderline. The story is semi-autobiographical, as the author happens to fit all of these parallels (except for the Portland and video games part). This novel is being written because the author has gotten tired of all reproductive stories being written by cis people and for cis people and he wants to show a trans narrative which defies that.

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