There is no one single thing, but a multitude.
If you aren’t transgender and/or haven’t experienced gender incongruence / dysphoria, the likelihood is you won’t be able to understand the transgender experience. But all is not lost!
An essay which started to be about Pride, but where I found that I had another, better word to describe how I feel about being transgender.
I will fight for my rights until my dying breath (which, let's be honest, feels a lot closer now than it did before); I wish I didn't have to. But I need help. I am under attack, and I'm sounding the alarm.
There are a lot of misconceptions about what being trans is like, about how it feels, why people are transgender, and so many other things! I'm sharing a number of things that some trans people wish others would understand.