Limits of trans identities

Rachel Saunders
4 min readMar 27, 2024
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto: https://www.pexels.com/photo/playful-black-little-girl-hiding-in-closet-4545972/

Walking out onto the stage of life has always been a daunting prospect for trans folk, that moment when your internal voice cheering you on turns to trepidation, and coming out swallows your words wholesale. A lump forms, words rehearsed and practiced clump and choke, and suddenly its as if the world is indeed a stage and the spotlight is squarely on you. Boundaries unforeseen, crisis unimagined, and hurdles once short now mountain high rush…

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