Matthew J. Metzger

Matthew J. Metzger is a trans author from the UK who writes young adult, romance and fantasy novels featuring LGBT protagonists, with an emphasis on the T. He is owned by a large black cat, and is steadily papering over his skin with tattoos. Matt can be found rambling on Twitter (@MatthewJMetzger) or rambling over some mountains when he gets five minutes to go travelling.

Five Years Later: My Cis Father And Me

World, meet Dad. Old Man Metzger turned seventy-three this month. He was born in a city slum, surrounded by the rubble of World War Two. His father died when he was three years old. He was...

A Letter To My Cis Friends: What To Say When I Talk About My Upcoming Surgery

Dear Cis Friend, In twenty-seven days (not that I'm counting) I'm having Stage 1 Phalloplasty surgery. In six months and twenty-seven days, I will have Stage 2. In six months and twenty-eight days, my transition will finally, after five...

Five Books for Transgender Day of Visibility

I always have mixed feelings about today. Don't get me wrong, this is so much better than when all trans people had was a day of mourning and everybody else had a pride day, an awareness day, or even just a plain...