The Bunny on the Hill

A children's picture book about acceptance, self-discovery and the trials of growing up queer.

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The Bunny on the Hill

The initial draft for this book was written in October of 2020. Much of the world was still isolating as Covid-19 tore through the population. Here in the United States the social and political climate was... tenuous, especially for us queer folk, and even more especially for my trans brothers and sisters. I wouldn't feel the true weight of being a trans woman until some time in May of 2021; the time my spouse found out I had been transitioning since the prior year. The feelings of still hiding myself from everything and the anxiety over being accepted by society at large weigh on me today as they did back then but it felt differently. Hiding from everything and everyone except the select few people on social media with whom I interacted with was a different world. Different anxieities, different stressors, certainly a different kind of dysphoria. I'm not entirely sure why I wrote this book. Sometimes I think it's because I wish books like this had existed when I was a child. Maybe part of it is for parents and their children to have one more resource to help them understand the things their child may be going through. Maybe it is worth writing stories that are simple to understand and obvious in their application for trans and queer people of all ages.


Resources for queer children and adults

Trevor Project and Crisis Lines

The Trevor Project's 24/7/365 Lifeline at 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386) or TrevorChat, their online instant messaging option, or TrevorText, a text-based support option. If you are looking for peer support, you can visit TrevorSpace from anywhere in the world.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255)

Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860

Transgender Organizations


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