Despite one pervasive misconception that transgender people transition for the approval or acceptance of future sexual partners, when I transitioned there was nothing about the forthcoming experience that assured me I would be seen as desirable. But when you’re trans, it’s hard in a completely different way.
I didn’t know if I’d ever have the chance to be loved. It’s all too easy to internalize the assumptions that we are rudimentary facsimiles of the people we actually want to be, or that we take on a lifestyle that’s all about mutilating our “God-given, natural” bodies.
” “Most men who are attracted to and date transgender women are probably stigmatized more than trans women are,” Cox said in a 2015 interview with Sirius XM.
“Gender is policed in such a way that it does not just affect transgender people,” Cox added.
What have I done to become Super Mega Awesome Leader of Feminism For Life? Here is an artist’s rendering of me playing the theremin in triumph.