Woman First. Trans Second.

Not letting others define us

Mrs. Capricious
Prism & Pen

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Photo by averie woodard on Unsplash

Originally published in Prism & Pen, 17-02-20.

‘Transgender' does not define what I am. It defines what I am not.

I'm a transgender woman. However, the way that works as a sentence is by telling you that I was not assigned female at birth. But that I am indeed a woman. Transgender, as a word, only holds value in…

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Mrs. Capricious
Prism & Pen

Capricious by name, steadfast by nature. Trans femme dyke. Smutsmith. Provocateur. Witch. Poet. Slut. Idiot.