First off, I would like to commend you on standing up for gay rights and supporting the gay community! I know it is not an easy thing to do to stand up to your peers and confront them about something important to you.
In your statement, you said that ... Read more.
Thanks for writing in to us at AlterHéros. From the sounds of your post, it seems that you have become increasingly depressed over the years regarding your strong feelings towards potentially being a woman inside. You also mention that if you were able to pass as one, you would ... Read more.
In your question you express the idea that you may be happier as a boy and wonder what you could identify as.
My short answer would be: you can identify yourself however you wish to.
Labels are usually a quick and easy way to put oneself into a category. Whether it ... Read more.
Thank you for reaching out and taking it upon yourself to talk with someone, sometimes the only thing someone really needs is an outlet to talk themselves through their own questions.
Gender identity can be a complicated concept to wrap your head around, and there are no clear cut ... Read more.
Thanks of submitting your question to Alterheros. It sounds like you're going through an identity crisis, which is a very challenging situation to work through. However, there are a lot of misconceptions and assumptions that underlie the concept of a person having an identity. But ... Read more.
Thanks for writing in to us at AlterHéros. From the sounds of your post, you're looking for some guidance regarding a possible male to female (MTF) gender transition. As you've said, you like to cross dress and you feel really normal as a girl, ever since you were three ... Read more.
Firstly, thank you so much for writing in to us at AlterHéros with your questions. Secondly, PUT DOWN THAT JURY RIGGED PAIR OF HEDGE CLIPPERS! Though it might seem like an immediate solution, let's talk about your situation a bit first.
As an individual who wishes ... Read more.
Hi Steven, Thanks for coming to us with your question and I'm sorry it's taken us so long to get back to you. I'll try to advise you to the best of my ability.
There are some aspects to your question that seem to be somewhat contradictory. You say that when ... Read more.
Thank you for sharing your question with us here at Alterheros.
Recently, your husband of 29 years came out to you about his transgendered identity. He advised you of some of the physical characteristics that would be changing, including plans to remove his male genitalia. In the past, you mention ... Read more.
Thanks for coming to us with your question. First of all I'd like to just say I'm very sorry that it's taken so long to respond to your question. It's normally not like this.
I see that you are experiencing a lot of confusion regarding you're sexual preferences ... Read more.
Parles-en aux experts is a project of the nonprofit organization AlterHeros, which aims the heathly development of all individuals regarding with their sexual orientation, gender identity and sexuality. We are based in Montreal, Canada.