Transgender Man Revisits His First Days on Hormones in 1996

Yep, 1996 it was. Clinton, Friends and mom jeans ruled the land.

Those times seem like ancient history and as though they happened yesterday. The length of time I’ve been living as a man prompted to come out of retirement and begin sharing my experiences and observations with younger transgender, transsexual and gender queer people.

If nothing else, I can offer a view of a rather longer now that seems conventionally acceptable, with snapchat, twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets driving our need for instant gratification.