Trans Girl in a Gay Bar

It wasn’t too long following my coming out of my gender closet when I began to try to go to gay venues to express my authentic self in a relatively safe space. There were several I began to frequent quite a bit. Then there were others I was made to feel quite uncomfortable in. In other words, if it wasn’t drag night with a show, what was I doing there anyhow. Back in those days there was very little recognition in those places of what a transgender person even was. Not even a drag queen. The whole atmosphere of the music and discrimination led me to try out the big sports venues I was comfortable in. What did I…

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Transgender veteran author and blogger. I write in the hope of helping others with similar gender dysphoria

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JJ Hart

Transgender veteran author and blogger. I write in the hope of helping others with similar gender dysphoria