In order to spare my fellow trans women from the often harsh reality of our attempts at finding love, I wish the people who dated us would keep these things in mind:. Save the Bedroom Talk For the Bedroom. No one knows anything about her other than the fact that she was the first trans woman to receive genital reconstruction surgery. The Best way to find an answer for your questions is a Google Search. I Googled everything I wanted to know as I came to terms with my gender identity, so spare the textbook talk with a Google search, a book, or an actual classroom.
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Brene Brown has a lot to say about this. My favourite has always been OkCupid. I like it because it allows for very specific filtering, gives a percentage match and allows for more nuanced identities and orientations than any other site. Having said that, I do not take advantage of these nuances in my own profile. The reason I do this is primarily that I personally, do not identify as trans. My experience has been that once someone likes you, then being trans is more often than not, not a deal breaker, though sometimes, it just is. It seems to be more of an experiential thing, than an intellectual thing.
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Dating us doesn't make you gay. Unless you're a guy, of course! But ladies, if you're attracted to men, fancying a trans guy doesn't suddenly change your sexuality. It means you're seeing them for the man that they are.
This attraction can be a person's occasional, or exclusive interest. Like transgender people, individuals attracted to transgender people may identify as heterosexual , homosexual , bisexual , pansexual , or with none of these categories; they may identify as transgender or cisgender. There are a variety of terms, inside both the transgender and academic communities, for people who are attracted to transgender people. The term tranny chaser was originally and still predominantly used to describe men sexually interested in visibly trans women , but it is now used by some trans men as well. Transgender people often use the term in a pejorative sense, because they consider chasers to value them for their trans status alone, rather than being attracted to them as a person.