The irony of hrt for trans women is that the longer one takes estrogen the thinner one’s physical skin becomes even as one’s metaphorical skin becomes freaking rawhide.
Pisses me off too and I’m in California. I love my state, but more and more I feel that leaving its friendly confines is a really bad idea. Heck, leaving the coastal area of CA feels dangerous. I have friends all over the country and I worry they’ll be headlines.