Showing the world what transgender looks like….
Confession: While I am out and proud as a transgender person, I’ve been afraid of what it means to be truly visible.
As a transgender writer and activist, I’m not difficult to find on the web – I tweet my love for Taco Bell and LUSH (we got married once, I think), I post thought-provoking content on LQTU’s Facebook page and my own personal page.
Hell, I have this blog. I’m definitely not a private person.
But many readers have pointed out that unlike many public figures, I am not particularly prolific when it comes to posting photos of myself. While many of my social justice heroes are reveling in their selfies and building entire communities around their Instagram shenanigans, it’s rare that I share my face with my audience.
More than once, I’ve been asked that if I believe visibility for our community is so important, why am…
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