Before and after pictures are no stranger to the Internet, there are a plethora of comparative images online, but usually they are subject to:
Makeup transformations, Weight loss, Plastic surgery.
Not often enough do we see much of the transitional journey some of the transgender community undergoes. Due to this, there have been societal myths that have become associated with transitioning, which in reality, are far from the truth.
To empower the transgender community and educate others, Jaimie Wilson, a fully transitioned female-to-male (FTM) transgender man, has chosen to share his transition on social media.
21-year-old Jaimie Wilson, from Ann Arbor, Michigan, knew that he was male when he was only 15 years old. However, his strict conservative and religious household forced him to hide his true identity.
Wilson’s transphobic family required him to hide everything from them, he admitted that he would hide any masculine clothing underneath feminine clothes in his drawers.
“Honestly, it was extremely scary because I didn’t think I’d ever be able to transition,” Wilson told UNILAD. “I thought it was something I would have to live with for the rest of my life. I didn’t tell anyone how I was feeling because I was afraid of losing everyone.”
However, Jaimie was able to move past this fear and hopes to help others do the same by trying to further normalize the gender reassignment process.
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