Last Updated: December 22, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Alex Keller. Alex Keller is a transgender man. There are 12 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.
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My Transgender Life -- Transitioning at Age 64 | HuffPost
The first step to your transition is self-accaptence. The base of everything is self-acceptence. It may take weeks, months or years until you accept yourself just the way you are. Once you come to terms with it and you start to understand yourself, your confidence and self-esteem will start to go up. Especially if you start coming out to other friends or family. You have to be prepared for closed minded people and for the judging society.
After years of denial, I've finally accepted that I'm a trans woman
Learning to be an ally to the transgender people in your life, or to transgender people overall, is an ongoing process. Some ways to be a good ally are relatively simple and easy, while others require more time, energy, and commitment. One of the most important parts of being an ally to transgender people is learning what it means to be transgender. The transgender community is diverse and complex, coming from every region of the United States and around the world, from every racial and ethnic background, and from every faith community.
I love creating comedy sketches and films, writing, directing and acting in them. Coming out is different for everyone, all I can do is draw from my own experiences and if these nuggets of advice help just one person then my job is done! But self-acceptance is the first step towards living your life authentically. I used to be really embarrassed of feeling like a boy when my body disagreed. So I bottled everything up throughout high school and college.