I knew from when I was about six that I was different. I didn't know why, but I wanted to play with girls' things. I was told it wasn't allowed. I remember in the early 60s, when I was about 13, reading about April Ashley , the most famous British transsexual woman. Before that, I'd never heard the word "transsexual".
Transsexual Stories: A Day in the Life of a Transsexual
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In the wake of Caitlyn Jenner coming out as transsexual, there's been vigorous dialogue around what it's like to struggle through being born into a certain physical gender when your brain is of another. Unfortunately, a lot of this dialogue has been mocking. Singer Chris Brown, that well-known bastion of morality and women's rights, tweeted to call Jenner a "science experiment". Meanwhile, actor Drake Bell tweeted "Sorry — still calling you Bruce" to his 3. It's still not an easy world to be trans in. A few transwomen told me what it's been like for them….
I am proud to share with you a fictional story I wrote for the Sketchbook Project. My transsexual stories incline themselves to humor. In laughter there is not right or wrong. There just is. But, invariably I sneak in a funny line or two.
While on the red carpet at the AVN Awards back in January , I couldn't help but notice a cute, petite girl in a mirrored dress coming down the carpet after me. Waiting in line to be interviewed by Showtime, I found out that that the tiny woman was Madison Montag , who was nominated as "Transsexual Performer of the Year. A few weeks ago, I asked Madison if she would open up about the intimate details of her sex life, her struggles, and what it was like growing up trans.