Lisa I have not been diagnosed as having any kind of cancer, yet the first GYN ontological surgeon I visited recommended a total hysterectomy, even though my CA score was 7. I sought a second opinion and got a very different suggestion - a laparoscopic removal of my ovaries and Fallopian tubes. Everyone is so scared of ovarian and cervical cancer, and rightly so, as they are most often not discovered until they are rather advanced.
This book is my attempt to capture as much of that information as I can in the hope that it makes this seemingly monumental task easier and more fun for other transwomen. It may also be of use to cross-dressers with whom we have some commonality.
It is not the story of my transition, nor is it a story at all. Think of it as more of a how-to book. Unlike other sex change guides, the focus of this book is on the subject of passing.
This particular subject is often glossed over or even looked down upon for political reasons but there is no question that it is an extremely important issue for many transpeople, especially those just starting out or considering it. If you are one of those people, then you should know that it is perfectly OK to want whatever you want, and if a big part of what you want is to pass, then you deserve to know what it takes and how to get there.
I have seen so many amazing transitions by now that I no longer assume that any particular person will never pass. I've seen football players over six feet tall transition into towering beauties who could impress supermodels.
No mater how impossible you may feel that your situation is, I assure you that if you put in the effort, your goal is probably much more reachable than you imagine. You may be wondering if this is about genital surgery. The answer is no. You may be surprised to learn that most transsexuals never have genital surgery.
While it is true that many more of us would do that if we could afford it, it is also true that many or most of us either do not want that particular surgery or feel ambivalent about it. What is between our legs is between us and our lovers.
This book is about everything else which is between us and the rest of the world.
I encourage you to skip around in the book. Go directly to the topics which most interest you now. Most of all I simply hope you find the book useful. So What Are You? There are so many different kinds of sub-groups under the transgender blanket that perhaps nobody is familiar with them all.
Still, some types can be collected into taxonomies that fit the mental categories in many of our minds. I believe it is impossible to ever create even the simplest high-level taxonomies that most people will agree with, but that is not a good reason to not try.
I believe it is impossible not to attempt to mentally categorize any rich collection with many shared attributes and still be able to have meaningful conversations about them.
In fact I believe that the act of categorizing is central to the way that all minds function. On the other hand, I found that because I had a strong interest in taking female hormones, I was more likely a transsexual than a cross-dresser. Some may dress only on certain days of the week whereas others may dress in various months.
The one thing they all seem to have in common is the impossibility of never dressing en femme. Transsexuals, on the other hand, seem to feel like women inside and feel they need to make their bodies conform to their gender.
The one thing transsexuals seem to have in common is the ever-growing need to be dressed in public and to increasingly modify their bodies to match their minds. Some people believe that cross-dressers are really just transsexuals who are trying to find an easier compromise path.
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