my name is evie ryder
You learn early that it's not safe.
I felt that if I had expressed those feelings I would have been threatened with violence and with verbal abuse. It hurts the most when the abuse comes from people in my own community.
I'm a trans woman who will never have a period. To be a woman I have to be sterilised and have to be considered to have a mental disorder.
I'm a trans woman who may never be fully legally recognised in my country as being a woman.