For me personally it’s been a long-term struggle to articulate and assert myself as male. I’ve always believed myself to be in the wrong body since I was a child. Yet when I was growing up, being gay (let alone trans) wasn’t a public topic. I accepted the label lesbian/gay because it was “easier” for people to understand. It took me a long time a name change. In the US this is a very current topic, so it’s imperative that the LGBTQ community continues to champion the trans cause to help broaden the public discussion and secure trans rights.
This Artist Spotlight for The LGBT Sentinel features an interview with Charlie