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A beautiful personal essay from a transwoman in the closet

Hedwig And The Angry Inch Published on Medium, Jennifer Coates’ “I Am A Transwoman. I Am In The Closet. I Am Not Coming Out.” is a thoughtful, empathetic, challenging personal essay about identity. With pathos and wit, she details her own journey with gender dysphoria, her relationship with both masculinity and femininity, and her critiques of the current wave of feminism. The lengthy piece …