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My learning disabilities don’t make me any less trans, or any less of a man.

But when I started to transition medically, it took a lot longer than other transgender people. When I asked for treatment, I had to wait a long time. They asked me loads of questions, like “you have a learning disability, so do you understand what transgender means?”  Someone told me I couldn’t possibly be trans, because it was “too complicated for me.”

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