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COMMENT | Finding acceptance as a trans man

COMMENT | “Just be yourself.”

Three words could never be more loaded for a transgender person. For 30 years of my life, I had to hide who I was. What made it harder was the fact that I couldn’t be surer of who I wasn’t – a girl/woman. For all those years, I lived a lie. It didn’t help that every part of my existence depended on that lie.

Who I was to my parents, friends, co-workers...

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