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Hi! I'm a 22 year old trans guy from Brazil. My name is Thanassis, but you can call me by my username since it is easier to remember.

I'd been questioning my gender since puberty, but things got more complicated when I turned 20 and I finally came out around that time. It was very painful and confusing.

I'm still trying to come to terms with my gender and my sexuality. I identify as gay but I might really be slightly bisexual. It is difficult for me to deal with.

I am also somewhat androgynous, I want to look like the man I am, but I would not mind wearing makeup or feminine clothes sometimes.

Of course, I would love to have a beard and be able to wear a suit too.

I am heavily inspired by subculture fashion and artists who defied gender stereotypes, so it makes sense. But sometimes I feel out of it in the FtM community.

I haven't come out to everyone yet, but I will have to do that soon. I started HRT around October last year.

 

I'm into music and art in general, different cultures, technology, video games and other niche interests. Nice to meet you all.

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Vanessa Michelle

@EtherealWelcome to the group!! So glad you joined us! Sexuality and gender are not black and white and that's ok. We all identify in a way that best suits our internal sense of self. I'm glad to see you processing and exploring yours as well. Congrats on starting HRT! Thank you for sharing your story with us! I trust you will find this a welcoming and friendly place. ❤️

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Hi @Ethereal pleased to meet you. :) How you express yourself is up to you. There is no one set way of being a man, they are all different!

If you think about it every male actor on the planet wears makeup regularly and no one bats an eyelid...Brian Molko from Placebo has been androgynous for years deliberately.

As far as whether you are gay or slightly bi, perhaps your tastes are changing as the T does its work and you become more comfortable with who you are, or maybe you are just more comfortable accepting that you might be bi now. I think we simply like who we like - attraction is based on so many different factors. 

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Chloe Cozee

Hi Ethereal,

 

I am new here too. Nice to meet you.

 

Chloe

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Timber Wolf

Hi Ethereal,

Welcome to Transpulse. I'm glad you're here!

 

Lots of love,

Timber Wolf🐾

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