My name is Megan and I am a transgender woman. I started my transition when I was 16 years old. Before I underwent HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy), I loved to wear lady clothes and wigs—I felt so good about being myself in front of the mirror.
Browsing the Internet on a particularly boring workday, I stumbled upon a Canadian Master’s thesis on the subject of gay sexuality, desirability, and race. The main idea was to think of the gay landscape, and arguably the gay experience, in terms of economic incentives: much like a modern capitalistic economy driven by supply, demand, socioeconomics, and race.
Being gay in a conservative society is not easy. The minute we are born or come to realise our sexuality, we are thrown under the scrutiny of society. As a kid, I grew up believing that there was something wrong with me or in the way that I see the world.
Alien from Mars: A log for other visitors to this region. Alien or normal? When I was a kid, being alien was the norm.It seems like yesterday when I departed from the comfort of my home to a new and strange place.