A Trans Butterfly. Not a Football

Still Thrilled to be Trans. Thank you, Pam.

Today is my Butterfly Day. Four years ago this night, I emerged from my chrysalis, empowered by my wife to be who I truly am. She and I had decided to separate. What Pam did with that moment is the bravest, most self-giving thing I’ve ever seen a human being do.

Be Who You Are

She had arrived at a resolution to the agony she and I had gone through for weeks after I told her I was trans. Yet, as she later told me, “In the moments after we’d…

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Bethany Beeler

Bethany Beeler

Author of North Street Book Prize Finalist, _How to NOT Know You’re Trans_, and artist. Her work has been published in multiple publications.