Living Mask Free: Baring My Face and Transness to the World

Tris Mamone
3 min readMay 28, 2021

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Maryland recently announced that fully vaccinated people don’t have to wear masks inside of businesses anymore based on the CDC’s updated guidelines. Some places still require masks, like Rise Up Coffee Roasters here in Easton, but most don’t. I’ll still wear one for now because it’s unclear whether the CDC…

Tris Mamone

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