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Despite one pervasive misconception that transgender people transition for the approval or acceptance of future sexual partners, when I transitioned there was nothing about the forthcoming experience that assured me I would be seen as desirable. But when you’re trans, it’s hard in a completely different way.

I didn’t know if I’d ever have the chance to be loved. It’s all too easy to internalize the assumptions that we are rudimentary facsimiles of the people we actually want to be, or that we take on a lifestyle that’s all about mutilating our “God-given, natural” bodies.

I was attracted to trans women, in other words, and I spent the next three years of my life in confusion and shame.

The heteronormative world in which we live had successfully convinced me that being attracted to transgender women meant I had a fetish.

What does it entail for a woman to leave a relationship with a man and be with another woman?

In other words, when is it just about women loving women?

Since I was attracted to boys, I just assumed I was straight and ignored the attraction I felt for girls.

In reading up about this state of affair, one common answer always stands out: being with a woman feels right.

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I never thought I would have to come out about being attracted to women.

Shortly before I married my husband, I finally left Christianity behind, for many reasons. I was finally able to think about who I really am and what I really believe without some old white guy telling me the 'right' answers and condemning me for any deviance. Part of this was learning that I'm not straight.

I realized that I was falling in love with one of my female friends (who is also bisexual).

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