Transgender Man Shares Powerful Words About Body Shame

I spent many years pursuing a body fantasy.

Truly I believed hormones and some time would give me a GQ body. When that didn’t happen, a result of genetics, food preferences and lack of exercise, I thought my body was the problem, a mistake that propelled me through years of body shame, internalized transphobia, weird food regimes and overall self-loathing.

 

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