I am often asked why I am so open about my transition, would it not be easier to go stealth.
I don’t know whether it would be easier as I haven’t done it that way. Maybe it would, but it doesn’t matter now.
For years I felt alone, isolated and afraid. It’s hard to envisage life’s potential when you believe there is nobody out there who understands your viewpoint. Through reading Chaz Bono’s story I realised there was at least another guy out there. His life was and is very different to mine but for one thing. Chaz was born in a female body just like I was.
Finding out there is another doesn’t solve much but it does bring hope. Hope that I had never dared dream of. As I am a writer I realised I could share my story through my own writing. Maybe it would reach out…
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