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I Am Transgender

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,082 People

    I'm getting so sick and tired of waiting

    and all the depression and anxiety that's come about from my predicament
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T 3 Responses Sep 19, 2015

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    Transgendered For Life

     Hello this is not something you can turn off and on like a light switch. Once the light is on and for me I was nine when it went on it is on for life. Deep down inside your soul you are trans you are a woman. Some times you try to keep it hidden but you cannot you have to...
    Samanthalynn101365 Samanthalynn101365 66-70, T 44 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Coming To Terms

    John 3:16 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Galatians 3:26-28 26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ...
    VelvetKay77 VelvetKay77 56-60, T 9 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    mischef mischef 46-50, T 1 Response Feb 24, 2015

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    My Fear Of Being Outed

    I do have a fear of being outed. I am very careful. I know its my fault. I should just come out. I will get there. This is the year, but on my terms. The shame is me feeling comfortable sharing with people all over the world, but not my family. I am afraid, but that fear is...
    brendakaitlin brendakaitlin 36-40, T 27 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    I live in London in England

    and I've been on my own the whole time. I say this in the sense that I have no one else like me. I have so many supportive people around but I don't know the community. What I'm asking Is if anyone can suggest any events or clubs or anything for me to meet other trans for more...
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T 3 Responses Oct 6, 2015

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    So I Am A Girl Now.....so What? ......a Question Recently Asked

    Recently, I was asked this question....How did it feel to be growing up with a boy's body and feeling like you were a girl? It is a good question. The easiest answer is to say MISERABLE! But, there is a lot more to it than just feeling miserable. Since, I have felt for a long...
    Mules93 Mules93 18-21, T 36 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    On one of the forums I am subscribed to the

    question was asked ' how would I describe myself? I replied that I am a transvestite transgender person with a queer bent. I've always felt this way and it seems to be in tune with my sometimes quirky feelings I have from time to time. It's true transvestite may have...
    Gennee Gennee 66-70, T Mar 2, 2015

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    Am I Too Old?

    I’ve been asking myself, am I too old to transition?  I think it’s a fair and honest question.  There are certain realities to which I must admit.  First, I am sixty-one years old.  I don’t feel it and I hope I don’t look it.  I know I don’t act it.  I take care...
    deleted deleted 26-30 50 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    The Alchemical Boy

    Once upon a time there was a little boy born to a mother and father who loved him very much. But there was something wrong. This little boy looked like a little girl. He looked so much like a girl that his mother and father didn’t even know he was a boy. They gave him a...
    nosselinfea nosselinfea 36-40, M 16 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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    RachelCruz RachelCruz 46-50, T 2 Responses Dec 20, 2015

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    StephanieTGwife StephanieTGwife 51-55, T 5 Responses Jan 9

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    Pushing the Envelope

     9 years ago(Shortly after I came out to my wife) my High School class was having their 30Th reunion. I'd recently read about another gurl who had attended hers as her femme self and in a moment of bravery decided to do the same. I discussed it with my wife and she told me...
    CynthiaTSNJ CynthiaTSNJ 61-65, T 53 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    It Was Time For A Change!!

    I started cross dressing when I was about 11. I was the youngest of 3 children-the only boy-and at that age I was a "Latch Key Kid". For those of you who may have never heard that term, it meant that I had enough trust from my parents to have my own key and could basically come...
    CynthiaTSNJ CynthiaTSNJ 61-65, T 7 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    So I had my blood test results today

    and they said there was only one anomaly. This is that prolactin levels should be 0-320 but my levels were 350. Does anyone know if this will affect their willingness to actually put me on hormones or let me go through with transitioning? Just a bit confused as I haven't been...
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T 1 Response Sep 29, 2015

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    I had my second appointment at the gender

    clinic yesterday, I was finally put on hormones and will be starting my real life experience over the coming months. I went as Lisa as I wanted to portray the real me, I wore a red maxi dress and sandals :) It was a very intense appointment and a lot of emotions and tears. It...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 31-35, T 4 Responses Jul 17, 2015

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    I had my first appointment at the gender clinic

    on Monday and it feels great to have the process finally moving. I had a lovely Doctor who relaxed me straight away, there was a lot of questions ranging from what do I get up to in my spare time and why Lisa etc. I gave straight answers and explained clearly. I wanted to be...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 31-35, T 4 Responses Jan 29, 2015

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    Anyone who can use an epillator should NEVER be

    called a "sissy". It hurts Soooo good.
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55, T 2 Responses Feb 16, 2015

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    The dysphoria and depression has really been

    getting to me lately. I feel like I don't fit in with anyone or anywhere. I know this is not true, but I can't help but feel this way at times. I'm tired of how my life is at the moment. I'm tired of feeling cheated every time I see any woman or when I look in the mirror. I...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 4 Responses Jan 6, 2015

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    My Story Briefly

    I grew up in a fairly normal childhood. I had two parents who loved me. Ever since I was little I loved to dress up as a girl. I would wear my mother's clothing any time I could. I just liked looking and acting like a girl. I secretly wished I could be a girl, but I never...
    MelissaStewart MelissaStewart 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    All I want is to be able to share my transition

    with those I love but don't look like I can. I'm only an after thought. I asked if I could take a couple hours of a friends time and she will when her boyfriend (who sleeps all day) goes so she can spend as much time as possible with him before he goes. He's only moving an hour...
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T 3 Responses Dec 4, 2015

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    Something We All Have In Common

    The following is a presentaion I gave on Sunday to about 60-70 people attending a conference on How to make the Lutheren Church more attractive to members of the LGBT Community. While there were quite a few Gays and Lesbians there I was the sole Transgender person in attendance...
    CynthiaTSNJ CynthiaTSNJ 61-65, T 11 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    Has anyone got any suggestions?

    Basically I've always had anger management issues but I've also been able to enjoy myself too. Over the last few months however I have not. Everything annoys me now and something that used to mildly annoy me is worse now, also something that would have taken me 20 minutes to get...
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T 3 Responses Dec 31, 2015

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    I've been living as a girl

    for 15 years my parents are proud of me and support me for who I am, be yourself don't be someone or something you're not, show the world who you really are ! Don't be afraid of judgement its 2016 !
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I was diagnosed as being transgender at the age

    of 9, and consequently allowed to wear girls clothes around the house and garden, but my mother always said that I would have to wait until I got older before she would allow me to go out in girls things, eg dresses, but that was until one very hot summers day, we were going to...
    lisa1958 lisa1958 56-60, T Jul 3, 2015

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    I had one of those days at work

    where every woman's outfit had my heart racing. So many wearing beautiful dresses and tights, I so wanted to join them in looking so feminine. One woman was wearing a dress with leggings and when she reached up to the top shelf her dress rode up and exposed her cute bum. I can't...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 31-35, T 3 Responses May 7, 2015

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    Why is it so hard to come out?

    Why can't I just say the words to my family "I'm a woman and always have been."? Why do I even have to? It shouldn't be like that. A cisgendered person doesn't have to come out and say they're cis. So why should I have to say I'm trans? I wish I could just walk through my Dad's...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 3 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    I am at work today dressed completely

    as a woman. Well I'm wearing all woman's clothing. Women's jeans and tee shirt. Women's socks and shoes(athletic). Also panties and pantyhose. So no one is going to know unless they look closely. The thing is I feel so alive. Probably more alive than I ever felt.
    DawnR59 DawnR59 56-60, T 9 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    Well it's one week until I go to work

    as Lisa, got to say I'm really nervous about it. Work sent a letter around the department and had a meeting on my day off to explain the situation. I have had a lot of positive responses especially from the women who have been so supportive, some lovely comments :) I am also...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 31-35, T 6 Responses Aug 25, 2015

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    July 4th

    My girl friend and I decided to go out to dinner and then watch across the Falls at the American fireworks, so much fun. Sally is a transgender also and we go out together often, had a wonderful dinner and as we walked along I just felt so wonderful. Ever have those times when...
    Terriwish Terriwish 36-40, T 4 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    I'm going to do a Q&A on being transgender.

    So respond or message me a question and I will answer all.
    LouiseRosexxx LouiseRosexxx 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    Out On the Town While Out of Town.

     At the end of September 2001, my wife and I had a Bar Mitzvah for her family that we were attending in San Diego over a weekend.  Because I have a habit of falling asleep during the services at the Temple(She's Jewish, I'm not) she told me if I'd rather not go that I...
    CynthiaTSNJ CynthiaTSNJ 61-65, T 8 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    I've got a group of girls I know

    who I keep trying to arrange a girls night with but for one reason or another it keeps not happening. Instead of rearranging this time it's one of their birthdays on Tuesday and we are going out for cocktails. I am still pre everything and have never presented in public. Each...
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T 2 Responses Aug 21, 2015

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    I have a bit of a catch 22 going on I'm

    so jealous of my best friend because she's gorgeous with an amazing figure which makes me feel so low but at the same time she's my best friend because she treats me like a girl and she's so supportive. I hat feeling this way about her
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 28, 2015

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    Hey Sugar Take A Walk On The Wild Side

    I was probably 9 and I had an uncle that was really into music. He would have been a Hipster by today's standards. I remember hearing about Holly plucking her eyebrows; shaving her legs and then he was she. I understood Holly. As a 9 year old growing up in a single parent...
    brendakaitlin brendakaitlin 36-40, T 6 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    I have just finished my first week at work

    as Lisa and I feel on top of the world :) I have had amazing support from some of my colleagues and loads of advice which has been so nice. It's been so great being the real me 24/7 now and my dream is coming true. I have loved picking out my outfits each morning and doing my...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 31-35, T 12 Responses Sep 5, 2015

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    This weekend I have kind of been hiding in my

    room a little bit scared of all the work that I have for classes, and a little bit scared of talking to my friends. But right now I am walking out of my room to go walk 10 minutes down the street to class and I'm wearing a green shirt that says Mighty Trans from the human rights...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Sep 21, 2015

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    Hi all! Just a quick question.

    does anyone know what t blockers actually do? as in what effects they hav? Like loss of body hair etc..
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T Mar 12, 2015

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    It Started When I Was 5

    My journey started when I was 5.  Most of the time I was always hanging out with what I thought was girl friends.  It took a turn for the dark side when I was abused by a guy that told me that I was a girl.  I even had a teen aged girl help me dress up for him...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Crossing A Threshold

    Very quietly last week I crossed a threshold. I was at my therapist’s office and we were discussing my transition.  As we spoke, I became quiet and withdrew into myself.  I could see a doorway and I was on one side of an open door, staring through into another room.  As I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 23 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    After several years of denial

    and self debate, I think I'm ready to take the next step. Hi everyone! For as long as I can remember I've felt more like a female then a male. It's been very confusing for me. I mean up until recently, I told myself that I was just a crossdresser. I always knew it was more...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 8 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    I am sooooo happy at the moment I am dressing

    as a female as much as possible at the moment. I now know understand myself and what makes me, me :)
    phoebe163 phoebe163 18-21 2 Responses Apr 27, 2015

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    ​So the other day I had ordered some breast

    forms because they were significantly on sale. I wasnt sure if they would help or hurt and just be a reminder that I dont have breasts.They came in today and oh my god. This is so amazing! I feel so amazing wearing them! Being able to look down at myself or look at my self in...
    Napeti Napeti 22-25, T 2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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    Yes, I Am A Real Girl!

    When I was about five or six I started playing with my older sister's Barbies and other dolls. I also started trying on her clothes. She thought it was funny and when her friends came over they dressed me up in her older, smaller clothes like a doll. I don't know if my parents...
    mollymcbutternuts mollymcbutternuts 22-25, T 36 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    The Early Life And Times Of Cynthia Majors (or How I Came Out To My Wife)

    The first 12 years of my life were typical of a young boy growing up in the fifties and early sixties.The youngest of 3 kids, by the time I was in my early teens,I was pretty much left to my own devices once school was over.Why I started crossdressing, I have no idea.At the...
    CynthiaTSNJ CynthiaTSNJ 61-65, T 26 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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