You’ll Never be a Real…

One of the most disheartening things any Trans person can hear is that they will never be a real man or woman. What’s unusual about this is that I can understand why a person would assign arbitrary rules to what makes a person “real.” Since birth we’ve had a binary crammed down out throats and we’ve been told that thinking outside that box is wrong, or worse; sin. The reason I understand it is because that’s the same mentality that kept me from admitting my truth for 39 years. It’s the reason I felt ashamed of my gender variant feelings, the reason I over ate, the reason I wore a macho persona, the reason I…

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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.