“I can’t be a woman without the right clothes. I’ve been on HRT a year by now, but I still haven’t been gendered correctly by a stranger. It’s a lot of things. I try not to think about bone structure, about shoulders and necks and foreheads.”
“I almost felt like I owed it to everybody to be that gay boy. But that has never been the way I think of myself.”
The 29-year-old Black trans woman was shot and killed in South Carolina.
Acclaimed pop singer and songwriter Teddy Geiger came out as trans on her Instagram and Twitter.
Nine out of the ten trans people reported murdered this year have been Black; the tenth was a Native American woman.
It’s no secret that trans women love pickles. It’s science you guys. Our hormones make it so we don’t absorb sodium as well as other people, at least I think that’s true. That’s what I tell my friends, anyway.
She was 21 years old.