Does dating a transwoman maje you gay

A confused reader asks the tough questions.
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Trans women are women — and you are attracted to her as a woman; so naturally you are straight. I reached out to transgender model and activist Taylor Lianne Chandler who urges you to not overthink the situation.

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I applaud you for asking questions and wanting to be educated. I encourage you to view your sexuality from a framework that embraces nuance and new possibilities.

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If you are unsure if you want to continue dating her, you could decline any further interactions with her. Be gentle and kind in your conversation as trans women are often rejected in a rather brutal fashion. Or you could continue engaging with her and see where your future interactions take you.

If you choose this route, save her the trouble of answering invasive questions by doing a quick Google search about trans women and our identities. If you do decide to continue dating a trans woman, there will certainly be strangers and people you know who will call you gay and say you are less of a man.

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Be prepared and secure in your sexuality to deal with those comments. My advice is to forgo the labels and think about what you actually want for yourself. Transplaining Transplaining: Am I still straight? Copy link.

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By Serena Daniari. Email Follow. Subscribe to Transplaining. She told me that she was born a man and had a sex change when she was I feel like she betrayed me.

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How could she keep something like this from me for so long? Am I gay? How can I get over this? I desperately need it. Your emotions are valid and fair.

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But there are some other things that I want you to consider. The woman you love has not had an easy journey.

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Imagine how hard that experience must have been for her. Without knowing her story, consider the common threads in narratives shared by courageous men and women in the LGBTQ community. Transgender women are often the targets of abuse and violence. They are subjected to open bullying of and sometimes disowned by their families.

Be compassionate. You were drawn to a woman.