Keeping Up With Bruce Jenner & Trans* Issues

The Queer Av

*For the purpose of this article I am using the name Bruce Jenner as, during their interview with Diane Sawyer, they wished to keep any other name/s they may go by private. I’m also using neutral pronouns to refer to Bruce (they/them/theirs) as they have not yet spoken openly about their preferred pronouns.

*This article talks about suicide, suicidal ideation, transphobia and dysphoria

Despite never having been interested in keeping up with Bruce Jenner, I watched their interview with Diane Sawyer a couple of days ago, where they bravely came out to the world as a woman.

I’ll admit I’m a little concerned society (at large) will look at Bruce’s journey so far (and to come) and take it as  fact for how every trans* person’s journey is or should be. There are so many things I have to say about the diversity of the trans* community and the issues…

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