“Transgender people are mentally ill!” It’s a phrase that I get constantly as a trans writer. It invariably follows me everywhere I go on the internet, from comments sections on my articles to Twitter and Facebook. What I don’t ever say is that they’re half right — let me explain: my diagnosis is called gender dysphoria. Dysphoria is what we label the effects of having an internal sense of gender that is a mismatch from your assigned sex at birth.
The commonly held interpretation is that I am “a woman trapped in a man’s body,” but the truth is much more complex than that.
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