FAQ

Not quite a Lesbian

No, I’m bisexual, however, that has nothing to do with being transgender.

Gender identity and sexual orientation are two different things. Gender is a set of roles, assigned by society, based on which sex organs you’re born with. Sexual orientation develops later in life after puberty and operates independently of gender.

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Many transgender women are actually straight. This can cause confusion for folks who don’t understand that gender is separate from reproductive sex – that’s a different post. It confused the hell out of me I thought I was gay but loved women. Whenever I was with a man… it didn’t feel gay I had the queer feelings with women.

The simple answer is the genitals don’t matter to me. Although that being said I do tend to have a clear preference for masculine/butch people and personalities. That’s a preference that has transcended sex or gender through my life.

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