My Trans Autistic Experience
Sabrina Bonfert
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I relate to a lot of this. I contextualized my feelings as “wanting to be a girl,” so I at least knew that much. However, I had no way of understanding what “being a girl” would actually feel like, so “knowing” I was a girl was something that never even occurred to me as possible. It’s still a dubious concept to me, and I wish we’d move past it, but alas.

If you’re interested, my “I Was a Bearded Lady — I Just Didn’t Know It Yet” post hits on the wanting/knowing dichotomy I struggled with.

Thanks for sharing your experience.

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