The Silent Advocate

Very early in my transition all I wanted to do was switch as quickly as possible and fade into the background. I think this a fairly common thing among Trans people. There was a notion in my mind that I would become passable and forever fly under the radar for the rest of my life without ever needing to explain myself. Looking back I feel shameful and overwhelmingly naive about that.

To think that I could ever “pass” shows how ignorant I was about the process. However, I think this delusion was fueled by the idea that one can have a completely normal existence, and that being normal meant still…

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Kira Wertz

Kira Wertz

Pansexual, Polyamourous, Transgender Truck Driver, public speaker, activist, LGBTQ advocate, Jeeper and primary author at The Transition Transmission.