Your email address will not be published. Add me to the weekly newsletter. Having reached breaking point and accepted myself after half a lifetime of struggle, the inevitable happened: What does it mean to have an outlook that's different from their gender? My happiness depended upon disappearing into society.
Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.
With horror and disbelief. It is about what makes YOU happy; you're not doing it for other people. This isn't opinion, this is verified science. Human reality is like playing seesaw. Many transsexual women face harassment and ridicule, sometimes even since childhood, because of what society considers inappropriate gender behavior.
Some of them are at the back of this brochure. Who did you watch while playing seesaw as a kid? For some families in our community of supportive parents, this has entailed changing churches, a wrenching prospect I have a hard time understanding. You may have tried to use alcohol and other drugs to numb yourself against your thoughts. I came to school as Jes, a compassionate, but at times confused, young female searching for a way through school. All interviews are confidential. Log out Logged in with.
With horror and disbelief. Agreed Submitted by Racheal on December 12, - That curiosity is totally natural, I think. The result is that the TG internalises everything, leading to feelings of shame, inadequacy and rejection and the horrors of being seen as abnormal or a freak. Ultimately, it's about self-acceptance.