It started over a year ago with a trip to my doctor to renew a prescription for asthma meds.
It has been just over a month since I came out as transgender and I am still so incredibly exhausted all the time.
Talking to transgender people isn’t hard, with this guide it’s easier than talking to CIS folk.
Exhilarating and occasionally terrifying, coming out as a transgender woman has left me feeling unburdened.
As I type this it is the eve before I out myself to my co-workers, which includes almost 90 municipal professionals ranging from equipment operators, to finance administrators, social workers, clerks, cops, firefighters, planners, engineers a collection of elected local officials and more. I’ll also have to send a press release of sorts to local media contacts.
Is being transgender a mental illness? The official answer from the folks behind the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5) is – yes. However, they’re incorrect.
No, I’m bisexual, however, that has nothing to do with being transgender.
The first time, I was called a girl felt amazing, it felt right.