One woman’s experience of transitioning with young kids

Working out who you are once you become a parent can be challenging – but imagine trying to work out who you are as a person while grappling with your gender identity at the same time. That’s what Michelle Sheppard went through when she came out as transgender. In a world that has little time or empathy for trans-adults, she had to navigate parenting two young daughters without any mentors or community support. Michelle explains how she decided to involve her daughters in any changes taking place, and why that made all the difference.

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