Transwoman, wife, daughter, parent, advocate, lover of life. I’m a woman of many labels, but beyond definition.
There was once a time when I felt totally alone. Hiding in the bathroom, secretly putting on mom’s lipstick; then quickly…
You think you know my life
After viewing a smiling selfie
Or reading a status update.
But you don’t see my pain,
My heartbreak, my anguish.
Reflections on my first year as a transgender educator in a public school
Do You Feel Special?
I lost my childhood in the bedroom that afternoon.
To you, I’m sure that I was weak and vulnerable
And easy pickings.
Perhaps I was vulnerable;