Damn! I'm Old!
In this day and age when more than a few transgender women want to throw the "I am more trans than you card" and many of my most asked questions pertain to when did I know I was gender dysphoric , this newspaper article pretty much says it all: (kind of-or at least a starting point) ( (Originally published by the Daily News on December 1, 1952. This story was written by Ben White.) At that time, I was approximately three. Of course my reading skills at that age were less than stellar, so I can't tell you I went out and read my parents newspaper about the story. What I can tell you is, not so many years later I did hear of the Christine Jorgensen story and was fascinated. So, I guess my trans pedigree is blurred. I can't say the first time I read the Jorgensen story at the age of three I knew I was transgender or transsexual or any other of the words which had not even been invented yet. So i guess I am not trans enough for most. Blah, blah, blah. On the othe