Chronology

  • 1964 – First memory of knowing I was born in the wrong body
  • 1981 – Met my spouse
  • 1984 – My mom passed
  • 1986 – Married
  • 1989 – Our child was born
  • 2005 – Started having issues
  • 2010 – My dad passed
  • 2011 – Grieving seamlessly became depression with constant rumination on needing to transition
  • 2012 – April 22nd, came out to my rabbi and my spouse, started therapy and medication for depression
  • 2013
    • Early Winter, started going out in public
    • April, we told our daughter
    • Summer, decided to transition after trial period
    • October, started transition and HRT
    • December, legal name change
  • 2014
    • January, came out to community
    • February, changed driver’s license, passport and social security
    • March, went full time on the 14th
  • 2015 – November 9th, SRS and BA