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I Am In Support of Transgender and Genderqueer People

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    I'm biologically female.

    I've only ever dated males. But about a year & a half ago I finally came out to myself as bisexual/pansexual. Since then I've been exploring how I feel about my gender identity as well. I feel like I'm happy being a girl, but that if I suddenly woke up as a boy, I would be...
    OldSoul246 OldSoul246 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    so today I realise I am 35 male,

    could be straight/gay/ bi/ wanna be cross dresser. who loves heels, women's clothes painting my nails and generally exploring what it is too be an individual. I do not follow football, rugby, cricket. love to go out drinking, running, snowboarding. am a qualified chef and...
    janeinchains janeinchains 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 31

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    I am not certain with my gender identity.

    . It started for me at 17 shortly after learning the terminology for it. It clicked clicked a year later and made sense. I still am tired of looking into the mirror and seeing what I see in my eyes.. I still have a very vague identity with What to Do I want to be the other gender...
    Strivexwolf Strivexwolf 18-21, M Jan 11

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    horrurs horrurs 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    I'm a transgender person

    and new to EP
    ashleyphil75 ashleyphil75 16-17, T 9 Responses Oct 28, 2015

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    allsummer allsummer 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    I just came out as trans.

    Would like to talk about it with someone
    tyguy21 tyguy21 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Not Everybody Hates

    Hey guys, just letting you know I'm one of the many many people that are supporting transgendered and genderqueer people that are not transgendered them self. I want to let you guys know you have a lot of support from more people then you'd expect! I mean, yes there are some...
    h47hentahu7y5a h47hentahu7y5a 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    Looking for boyfriend

    or girlfriend. I'm transgender mtf
    elsiehunter99 elsiehunter99 16-17, T Dec 19, 2015

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    I knew my parents were homophobic

    but are transphobic too 😊🔫
    Brooke6813 Brooke6813 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    My experience is long enough I don't feel like

    posting the whole thing in mega detail..but it's worth saying. I'm transgender, assigned female at birth. I identify as male or transmasculine, nonbinary. I'm still searching for the best way to describe it, because it changes between those. I've known since I was three that...
    lightforged lightforged 22-25, T 2 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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    I really need help...

    So I haven't actually considered myself transgender, But at a time I was taking herbal supplements to look feminine and for the time I was taking them and it was working! And I really loved how I looked.. But ever since then I have craved more, and now I am on a self...
    Strivexwolf Strivexwolf 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2015

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    About my last experience involving my brother,

    I did eventually end up asking why he was so curious and asking so many questions. It took awhile because he was very nervous (my family isn't very open about these type of things usually) but he did end up with him wanting to try some girls clothes on just to see how he felt...
    Germanic Germanic 18-21, T 8 Responses Jan 31, 2015

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    All people have the right to be however they

    want. I grew up as a male but I like wearing pretty things and why should that even be a problem? Liberate your mind, society!
    Andrea052 Andrea052 51-55, T 4 Responses Mar 25, 2015

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    I wish I could become a girl over night it

    would be a dream come true 💁🏻
    chelsea2610 chelsea2610 18-21, T 3 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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    I don't think its gonna pan out

    for me, I don't think I'll be able to transition. :(
    curiousdweller curiousdweller 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 13, 2015

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    I seriously find some trans people way hotter

    than people born into the right bodies like dayummmm 👌
    CherylYo CherylYo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    Sending out love to all transgender

    and genderqueer people. This world is full of hate and narrow minded people, but it's awesome to see that slowly changing. People are gradually becoming more accepting. Keep fighting your fight!
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 27, 2015

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    Hi boys and girls and those

    who are neither. :) I've been reading through some of the posts on here, which I haven't done in awhile. I see so many of you pouring your hearts and souls out in these very touching stories. While all of our stories are different, there's still those similarities that most of...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 7 Responses Feb 11, 2015

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    Recently I've noticed

    when I'm dressed as a girl I'm so happy and flirty and I love it and don't want it to end. But when I'm dressed as a boy it's so boring and I don't feel happy but I just go about my day thinking when can I next dress like a girl.
    chelsea2610 chelsea2610 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 7, 2015

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    I just can't stand when people call

    transgenders "it's" or "he-she" or "she males". They have a pronoun (or maybe none at all) that they would like to be called. If you're unsure, just use they/them. It's a lot more respectful and it's safe to use. Or ask them politely what pronouns they prefer. Also I don't...
    BeautifulSoul09 BeautifulSoul09 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 29, 2015

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    Since Caitlyns shoot with vanity fair the

    transphobes and transmisogynists have really showed their true faces. Even with people who claim to support the trans and lgbtqa community, so here's some reminders: ⋅ Calling her anything other than Caitlyn is transphobic. It's her name, use it. ⋅ Using male pronouns is...
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 4 Responses Jun 2, 2015

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    I have a question for you all.

    have any of you experience, not really a change in personality, but an ability to show your true personality when you transitioned? it may seem to other people you've changed a little bit but you know its who you've always been. I don't mean that youre now more comfortable...
    Volner Volner 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    My little brother is 14

    and transgender, but not out to our parents, so he doesn't exactly look the part. The past few days, I've been sewing him a vest to wear in a play he's in for his english class. It's also something he'll wear day-to-day, and his first piece of men's clothing. The way his face...
    Inigoshadow92 Inigoshadow92 22-25, F 9 Responses May 30, 2015

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    I am not transgender

    or gender queer but I support there happiness and well being
    moorejt84 moorejt84 31-35, M 2 Responses May 28, 2015

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    It's Time People Spoke Out About Being Accepting of Transgenders

    so I was talking with my friend, who is transgender and she said "we just don't have many people defending us. i feel like sometimes... why should anyone defend us? most people don't know any of us, we don't have any effect on their lives... they can just blow us off and...
    paradoxical paradoxical 22-25, F 13 Responses Apr 30, 2008

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    Dont try to be a "real man"

    or a "real woman"; Simply aspire to be a "real person".
    beenbad beenbad 41-45, T 2 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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    This is a NY Times article

    that I found a very good read. It's the closest dissertation that I have ever found that treats gender as non binary. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/12/magazine/whats-so-bad-about-a-boy-who-wants-to-wear-a-dress.html?_r=3&pagewanted=all&
    JoanieNewHampshire JoanieNewHampshire 61-65, T 1 Response Jan 28

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    Why not support them?

    Leave them be, stop pointing out flaws. I bet if you didn't know or couldn't tell, you wouldn't be so transphobic. Transphobia isn't even a phobia, you're not scared, you're just an arsehole unable to accept another human being's person.
    Jaylaska Jaylaska 13-15, F Nov 3, 2015

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    Well, yesterday I finally started my transition.

    I started my hormones and taking my testosterone blockers. I'm really excited
    StrangeMargo StrangeMargo 18-21, T 6 Responses Jul 14, 2015

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    i wish that transgender was just treated like

    another gender, just like male and female. i wish that it was completely normal for a man to become a woman or a woman to become a man. the world would be so much simpler and there would be so much more happiness in the world. I would love to dress like a girl and be free, but i...
    Sarah147 Sarah147 18-21 4 Responses Jan 18, 2015

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    janetjanet janetjanet 51-55, T Dec 8, 2015

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    No, I'm not trans. Nor do I

    even have friends that are. But it's sad to see trans people get kicked out of their families because of something they can't control. It always makes me so confused when soon to be Mother's say **** like "I don't care the gender of the baby, as long is its healthy, I'll love...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2015

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    I have recently been torn between looking at

    very attractive women and wanting to be with them, love the way they look very hot and wanting to look the same way myself!!! ahhhh! damm this hot weather! :p
    janeinchains janeinchains 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I have become more and more involved in the

    transgender community and have met some wonderful people. Many of their stories are wonderful while many others are just heart breaking. Many are quiet supporters while others are very outspoken. They run the gamut from devoutly religious to ex sex workers, all of which can...
    JessicaMarie35 JessicaMarie35 36-40, T 1 Response Dec 13, 2015

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    Hi there everyone. :) (I have autism

    so excuse me if my method of communication isn't very appealing.) I am a male to female trans person looking for some friends that are in a similar situation to mine. I discovered I had feelings of being a girl as early as 12 years old, I was talking to some of my friends...
    RainbowMind RainbowMind 16-17, T 10 Responses Mar 23, 2015

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    https://www.gofundme.

    com/BecomingJaiden << please click that link and help me get this life changing surgery. Donate what you can. Will be appreciated. Thank you! Xx
    FriendlyPoet FriendlyPoet 22-25, F Dec 20, 2015

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    "Being trans is not something you are born with.

    It's a choice".... If medically this is not true, then why in the hell is it even open for discussion? I'm sure that trans did not choose to get put down and bullied, by those who are ignorant and do not understand. "Just be yourself". Isn't that what we teach our children? "Do...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2015

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    I'm bisexual but I'm interested in transgenders.

    So if you want to have a chat just message me.
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2015

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    How could I not be? They face unimaginable

    discrimination.... and it breaks my heart. These are ******* people, but society is so woefully far behind. To be born with a mind that puts you in any nonstandard gender category is practically a death sentence, going by data on average suicide rates. **** arbitrary cookie...
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    Agh I hate when my parents joked about my

    friend Daniel he is a FTM transgender. It's like they making fun of him but they not my dad is the worst I just had enough of his jokes towards him. :( :/
    mblan11 mblan11 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    Finding an SO is so much more difficult

    when your trans, and even more so when you're not straight and trans.... I wish it was easier
    AzaCinth AzaCinth 18-21, T 4 Responses Dec 4, 2015

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    Saints521 Saints521 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    That great moment when someone you don't know

    calls you by your preferred pronouns <3 😬
    FinishLineTime FinishLineTime 18-21, T 6 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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