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Gavin Grimm: Story highlights A transgender man says testosterone has changed his life But finding a girlfriend gets a bit complicated. A transgender man, Gutierrez grew up as a woman. In high school, he was a bit of a tomboy and came out as a lesbian.
But even then, he knew there was something more he was missing. A year ago, the year-old began taking testosterone, and his life completely changed.
He expected some of the change: Gutierrez knew his his muscles would grow, his voice would drop and his facial hair would come in. But there were surprising changes as well.
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Why am I so excited all the time? He said 'Welcome, now you know what guys go through. Gutierrez began to date, a struggle for any single person, but especially difficult for those in the transgender community.
Until recently, most mainstream dating apps have had only "female" and "male" listed as genders. While Gutierrez has gotten top surgery and had his breasts removed, he has yet to get bottom surgery. That meant straight women were "looking for something I don't have. It becomes especially difficult at lesbian clubs, where he prefers to go. I don't get hit on and if I do get hit on I get hit on by gay guys. Gutierrez's experience is certainly not unique. So many people say, "I never could have guessed you were trans".
Is that meant to be compliment? That's how I want to be seen.
Appreciate our journey and courage. Rejection is something every human being can fear sometimes. I just want to be accepted for who I am.
I'd rather they just got to know me as woman, first. Talulah-Eve is a model, TV personality and influencer.
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