Trans People Are Allowed to Feel Hurt

The Transgender Therapist
4 min readOct 20, 2022
Photo by Zhivko Minkov on Unsplash. Person with their head bowed and face covered sitting on concrete steps.

My Medium posts do not allow responses. While I don’t rely on income from my stories to pay bills, I am still missing a valuable opportunity to increase engagement and the number of people who read my words by not allowing responses or conversations on my posts. However, my time on Earth has helped me realize that my mental health is more important than exposing myself to transphobia on a more regular basis than I…

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The Transgender Therapist

Queer, white trans man living in the Pacific Northwest with a grudge and a sharp tongue.