Never be afraid of transgender folks … they are people just like we ALL are ….
People are afraid of things they don’t know, haven’t encountered in their personal lives, and don’t really understand. That’s why it is so important for me to live as my true self and to speak out on a daily “coming out” basis to those with whom I associate with every day. Weather it be in my community, at work, with social media, or with my family, I am actively aware that it is easier for the people around me to ignore my intent to transition or play it up to just a temporary phase I am going through.
As I read through some of these blogs, especially the political ones in the wake of Donald Trumps transgender tweets, I am struck by the amount of ignorance and fear regarding “transgender”. As a veteran of the USAF, I believe I also have a unique perspective on this. I am connecting with…
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