Felix Desmarais

Felix Desmarais is a comedian, writer and performer from Tauranga, Sydney and Wellington.

Society
Dec 13, 2017

Congratulations, She’s A Boy: I got top surgery!

We’re back for the fourth installment of Congratulations, She’s a Boy, following Wellington writer Felix Desmarais’ female-to-male (FTM) transition. This month: a life-changing operation.

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Society
Oct 18, 2017

Rape culture lives in everyone, not just Hollywood bogeymen

They’re not lurking in bushes. We date them, we love them, we coddle them. The Spinoff columnist Felix Desmarais explores why, in a country that doesn’t teach consent, rape culture thrives.

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Society
Oct 10, 2017

Congratulations, She's a Boy: How to be friends with me

We’re back for month three of Congratulations, She’s a Boy, a monthly column following Felix Desmarais’ female-to-male (FTM) transition.

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Society
Aug 22, 2017

Congratulations, She’s a Boy: I have my very first shaving lesson

We’re back for month two of Congratulations, She’s a Boy, a monthly column following the female-to-male transition of Wellington writer Felix Desmarais.

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Society
Jul 18, 2017

Congratulations, she’s a boy! The story of a female-to-male transition

A new regular column following the female-to-male transition of Wellington writer Felix Desmarais. Month one: 'It’s not easy having your balls put in your butt.'

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Television
Jun 29, 2017

Throwback Thursday: How it felt to watch The L Word as a lesbian teen

Felix Desmarais rewatches The L Word, one of the first mainstream TV shows to put queer voices on the small screen.

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Society
Mar 31, 2017

Today I’m celebrating my first Trans Visibility Day as a trans man

On his first Trans Visibility Day as a trans man, Felix Desmarais talks about what he is celebrating.

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