tldr; I'm spyed but I'm angelo now.
Not as big a transition as Caitlyn Jenner, but boy do we both feel better about life.
I've grown past the stage where I need a pseudonym; I really want to be myself. I'm sure you understand.
I created my online name and persona a long time ago. So long ago, that I no longer identify with it completely. I was Spyed for five years before DeviantArt came to exist, 15 years ago, so you can only imagine how much I've changed in 19 years.
I have been building communities for that long. Imagine that.
Video game boards, ANSI/ASCII boards, WAREZ boards, programming boards, MP3 boards and ultimately the ultimate Art board. Being Spyed was awesome. I will still be spyed here, I'll update with official things from time to time. But if you want to see my more regular activity you'll find it on angelo
It just feels right to do this. I've finally had a chance to really admit that to myself and it feels great.
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