Whenever I hear about a cis person’s childhood, I’m reminded of how different growing up is when you’re trans.

Being trans means different things at different points in your life, but it means you’ll never have a time of innocence and naivete to look back on.

The only time it doesn’t feel awful is before you’re old enough to understand it and after you start dealing with it. And it starts to hurt when you’re young. Really young.

At three years old, being trans means being confused as to why people keep telling you that you’re a boy when you…

Tara Nitka

Physical/computational chemist, (murder)bird nerd, liberal socialist, feminist, generalized nerd.

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