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christopher rhodes

designer | athlete | writer | activist | selfie-taker • Trans 💉 3.2.15 🔪1.4.17 • co-owner @flavnt_streetwear 🌈 • ⬇️watch my latest video⬇️

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Too big of a shirt, maybe too short of shorts (debatable), a few catches, and lots of mud — all of that adds up to me being thrilled to play football again, even if orange isn’t my color 🎃 • • • • • #trans #transgender #ftm #femaletomale #transandproud #queer #lgbtq #prettyboy #thisiswhattranslookslike #transisbeautiful #transsexual #transition #vitamint #selfmade #transmodel #guyswithtattoos #transmenofig #hrt #transman #transguy #itgetsbetter #teamtrident #atxgfl #flagfootball #austin #atx #transathlete

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Seriously y’all @underwearexpert is always spoiling me with the best of the best, these Diesel trunks are 🙌🔥💯. Use my code STARSABLAZE and treat yourself to 55% off your first box! • • • • • #trans #transgender #ftm #femaletomale #transandproud #queer #lgbtq #prettyboy #thisiswhattranslookslike #transisbeautiful #transsexual #transition #vitamint #selfmade #transmodel #guyswithtattoos #transmenofig #hrt #transman #transguy #underwearexpert #topsurgery #drraphael #peterraphael #teamraphael

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Acting super casual while knowing just how many photos had to be taken to get that effortless looking “candid” shot. • Brands are tagged in the photo. Photo cred: @ktorr19 • • • • • • #trans #transgender #ftm #femaletomale #transandproud #queer #lgbtq #prettyboy #thisiswhattranslookslike #transisbeautiful #transsexual #transition #vitamint #selfmade #transmodel #guyswithtattoos #transmenofig #hrt #transman #transguy #itgetsbetter #fashion #style #austin #atx #austinblogger #blogger #topman

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My username is pulled from lyrics that I got as my first tattoo, “only in the darkness can you see the stars ablaze” by @trevorhallmusic. My first handful of tattoos were all reminders to myself to be positive and keep going because I’m innately a pessimistic person, or I used to be... I think I’m getting better at seeing the good and hoping for the best. ⭐️ • • • • • #trans #transgender #ftm #femaletomale #transandproud #queer #lgbtq #prettyboy #thisiswhattranslookslike #transisbeautiful #transsexual #transition #vitamint #selfmade #transmodel #guyswithtattoos #transmenofig #hrt #transman #transguy #itgetsbetter #blogger #austinblogger #atx #austin #youtuber #optimism #selflove #fomofactory #trevorhall

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It’s Monday and I’m still dreaming about Sunday. 😴 • • • • • • #hanksaustin #austin #atx #brunch #butfirstbrunch #food #coffee #butfirstcoffee #blogger #austinblogger #mueller #iphonex

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I really only know how to be goofy and not care what I look like when I’m making a fool of myself with @courtney__25 — probably because she’s so ridiculous and I feed off her energy to be hilarious and throw caution to the wind just to get a laugh out of the room. As extroverted as I am, one of my biggest flaws is my inability to laugh at myself and loosen up and just not care what people might think about me, so I’m always glad to have a twin to help break that exterior of mine down. • Also thanks to @thefomofactory for bringing out my inner child, he definitely doesn’t get to play enough. 🎉

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Last night I got to get a sneak peek of @thefomofactory in downtown Austin — an immersive art space designed for that perfect selfie moment (my dream come true, I know 😍). We got to go play with lots of fun props, sip on drinks from @snapple and @beatboxbeverages and snack on @nadamoo, @sprinklescupcakes, and @pelonsaustin 🤤 and zip around on @limebike. this place is perfect for kids and kids at heart! 🤪 • Go check it out yourself sept 13- oct 21 (open Thursday and Friday 2-8, Saturday’s and Sunday 12-8). $23 per adult, $15 for kids, children 3&under are free! • Shoutout to @rachelyouens and @kailochic for bringing this all together 🎈 • Photo cred: @anna_c0rinne

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#throwbackthursday — it’s baffling that there’s 8 years between these photos, it feels like a lifetime and merely days ago all at once. • On the left I’m 18, headed to senior prom. I was in the closet as queer, my girlfriend at the time was taking a male swim teammate as her date because her parents told her she HAD to. I chose to take my guy best friend to prom and had a fucking blast, he hadn’t been to his high school prom, we hadn’t seen each other in ages, and I was comfortable with him unlike most boys I knew. Fast forward to today, I look back and kind of wish I’d been able to be that guy who took my ex-girlfriend to prom, that I could have the confidence I have now to dress up and look and feel myself... but also, I wasn’t ready to be me yet, I didn’t know the real me back then, and I am certain that some of my peers and the adult supervisors and teachers who made my life hell for even young with the idea of being out in high school wouldn’t have made prom so fun had it gone any other way. Truthfully, I had a great night that night, even if I hated wearing femme clothing, my mom cherishes that event, and I had fun with one of my best friends and the group of people we went with. • Also friendly reminder that not everyone knows they’re trans for all of childhood or even part of childhood, or early in their adulthood. I was 19 when I first discovered a trans person online and learned that gender wasn’t always what you were assigned, and now 7 years later I’m still navigating that truth. Chris missed out on prom, but Chloe had a pretty good time even though she couldn’t take the person she loved and had to wear a dress, and definitely couldn’t walk in heels to save her life. 😂

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10 facts about me: 1- I could eat breakfast tacos every day of my life and never get tired of them 🌮 2- @kellyclarkson is my favorite ever 💘 3-My favorite number is 22 🔢 4- i have all 32 of my teeth 😬 5- I wear my watch on my right hand even though I’m right handed (which has resulted in my scratching the fuck out of it) ⏱ 6- i have 3 siblings - @courtney__25 , @alexiss.47 And @billy_rhodes_ 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 7- It’s not hard to make me cry at heartfelt or sad things, my sister tags me in videos every day in an attempt to get tears out of me 😭 8- @anna_c0rinne and I met in college while working as cave tour guides 👷🏻‍♂️ 9- I have a recurring stress dream where I have to get somewhere fast and I can’t run, like I’m in quicksand or something 🏃🏻‍♂️ 10- My ideal weekend night would be going to almost any sporting event with friends, I’m happiest in social environments and second happiest in athletic environments 🏆 • Want to know more? Ask me anything below! ⬇️

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