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Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

Mister to Miss

I immediately burst into tears when, about three years ago, I heard the news that my husband’s male cousin had come out with his decision to transition into a woman. I didn’t cry out of disgust, disappointment, or judgment. I began to cry because I could somehow feel a pin prick of the pain our loved one had most likely lived with throughout his thirty-something years. I grieved not only for him, but with him, from a distance. I cried out of happiness that he chose to reveal his true self rather than take an…