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I Am Pleased To Announce That You Are Now Transgender

Congratulations! Read on for more good news.

A lady carries an inclusive Pride flag with “GET USED TO IT” written across the front. She looks a little worn-out, to be honest.
“It” here refers to “being transgender,” because you are. Photo by Norbu GYACHUNG on Unsplash

Hi there! Welcome to Pride 2022. I’m your assigned representative, here to deliver the good news: You’re transgender.

Let me guess: You got here by Googling “am I transgender.” Or “signs you might be transgender.” Or “illness make people believe they are transgender.” Or…



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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.