Once I started to grow curves on hormones and began passing it quickly turned less about me and more about male gaze/desire. Which I’ve never grown accustomed to since I’ve never dealt with it in my life, previously.
I wear baggy clothes when I go to places that feel connected to frequent cat calling such as gas stations because I have anxiety issues and don’t like cis men’s attention as it feels intimidating and awful. Definitely get Billie’s vibe on both ends of the dressing scale.
We also don’t talk enough about how violent the male gaze is. And how often it’s forced and pushed onto us.
^this thread isn’t just for trans women, by the way. It’s for anyone who has or continues to experience it.

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