I wasn’t feeling hopeless and helpless anymore; I finally felt hope!
What is something about the LGTBQ+ community that straight people would struggle the most understanding? The pervasiveness of cisgender heteronormativity. Being cisgender and heterosexual are presumed to be the default so strongly that when LGBTQ+ people defy those expectations, they are frequently met with hostility and sometimes even violence. How often do you hear someone... Continue Reading →
My perspective is from having MtF hormones and vaginoplasty. There are many other treatments, and people who have had those will likely have very different (yet really neat) answers.
I carefully cultivated masculine traits and interests to prove my masculinity and thereby disprove that I had any femininity.
I suppose it’s like socks — for the most part, we put them on and forget about them, and everything is fine, until it isn’t.