Dating a black transexual woman
Yet, we are not just OK with it; we are just as attracted to trans women as we are to cis-women, regardless of their biological sex.
According to Trans Murder Monitoring, there were 265 trans people murdered in 2012 alone.
Somehow, facing those fears, she mustered the amazing strength and courage to tell me.
It was the shaming of trans-attraction that was ridiculous -- not my sexual orientation.
However, I wasn’t ready to be open, because I wasn’t yet aware of the desperate societal need for me to do so.
Later that evening, she turned to me and said, “I feel free.” Finally being open about my sexuality was liberating for me, too. I could easily hide this, since I am attracted to cisgender women, too.