Cis Friends are Often Exhausting for a Trans Person — Here’s Why
I have a confession to make. Sometimes, I just need a break from cis people.
Most of my best, closest, dearest, sweetest friends are cisgender.
But that doesn’t stop me from feeling pain from their well-intentioned words harpooning me in the gut.
One of my close friends who lives in the same city as me feels very passionate about social justice concerns in our community. She is a white gay woman who, in the past, often spent her times at town halls, NAACP meetings…