HerStory reached out to a few transgender women and asked them about some common questions and comments they are tired of hearing, and what people can do or say to make their lives better. Recounting instances of receiving similar comments, mostly from cisgender men, Liliana, a year-old student says,. If you are an ally, you must be open and loud about it. Being an ally in silence helps no one.
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