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He to she Transformation is sold as an instant miracle — but for transsexual people the journey is slow and painful by Juliet Jacques

I read this interesting essay by Juliet Jacques in Aeon Magazine earlier today. Jacques explores the elision that the before/after stories make of the actual process of transitioning. She writes both a fascinating cultural critique and a compelling personal take on her own experience. I thought GT would appreciate it. As one of the commenters on the article says, the more trans people telling their own stories, the better.

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