THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — After reading a number of hateful rants on social media, and along with a quick glance at the transgender suicide stats chart, I feel need feel to share my two cents on this topic.
Detransitioning, or transiting back to one’s birth sex, happens. It’s rare, but it does happen. No doubt it is most likely a difficult and painful decision to make, but for whatever the reason, frankly, it’s nobody else’s business as to why.
A curiosity trip around the net revealed that approximately 1 to 2 % of trans people detranstion. It also revealed that detransiting does not ward off suicides — there are a couple of high-profile cases that ultimately ended up in suicides.
Nearly everyone reading this article is aware that the transition business is fluid. For whatever reason, sometimes things just don’t go as expected. It does happen and it is not news. We should just wish them the best.
Detransitioning should not be an opportunity for the press to exploit us, nor should it be open season for us to eat our own.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT is associated with Wipe Out Transphobia: http://www.wipeouttransphobia.com/
Read Lexie Cannes in The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/courtney-odonnell/
Categories: Transgender, Transsexual, Trans