Nothing has happened in my life to make me trans. We don't usually re-blog published articles but we were very happy to be invited by Tina Traster to re-post her piece originally published in Psychology Today in March this year,…. One time, very early on, I was coming back from my support group at night. I told my mum when I was about She has very kindly allowed us to publish her story here because she is concerned about the current…. A lot of people have it in their head that we wake up and decide to be trans.
I raged every time I was asked to wear something feminine for an event or family photo.
Transgender stories: 'People think we wake up and decide to be trans'
Create your Kanopy account. These four short documentaries explore the varied identities of trans and gender expansive youth and young adults. The people you see in the media are usually one type of trans person. There are very interesting questions raised in this post, first published in Psychology Today, which we are re-blogging with the kind permission of the author, Tina Traster. I look back and feel sad that the person I was was constantly rejected. These coping strategies kept me going through about 30 years of marriage. The following is a guest post from a UK mother about her son's path to a transgender identity and the effects on him of that diagnosis.
I spent the first 36 years of my life trying to live how society had told me I should, as male, but I knew that I was female inside and this nearly destroyed me. When I went to university I learned about transsexuals and that some of them transitioned. Can a trans woman experience an orgasm like any other woman? Bee and Joe are a young couple in a stable, loving relationship. School was extremely difficult. They mocked everything they could think of in terms of gender and sexuality.