I’ve been a cross dresser nearly my whole life. I've only recently stopped.
It seems straightforward, right? It's a yes or no question, so the answer should be one of those options. But as with so many other facets of gender and transgender experiences, the real answer is "it depends on your point of view".
Dysphoria itself is sometimes strange to me, so it’s hard for me to judge the relative strangeness of various aspects. So here’s an incomplete list…
This is my 100th post, and it also happens to be Valentine's day. To commemorate these occasions, I've done something different - I wrote a love letter of sorts to the Me of the future.
Maybe just recognize that being transgender isn’t something to make light of. And pay for your own damn drinks - as someone else pointed out - it will cost you a whole lot less money.
There are many names for the set of surgeries used to address the physical dysphoria that some transgender people face. Some are problematic.
Many people think that a choice is involved - that transgender people choose to be transgender, and therefore somehow bring Gender Dysphoria upon themselves. This is a mistaken belief.
This much is clear: laws which prevent transgender youth from accessing medical care are not in the best interest of those transgender youth.