“I would dress up as a girl when I was fourteen years old. One time my mother caught me while I was wearing a bra and she told me that it was wrong. I never really stopped dressing up, I just got better in hiding it. It took me 45 years to come out.”’
‘What was your main motivation?“
’’I just got so sick of lying to everybody. I’m very close with my neighbors but whenever I would dress up I’d close the curtains so they wouldn’t see me. When I turned 45 it was enough. I ended up telling my neighbors expecting them to be in shock but they didn’t judge me for a second. 45 minutes later we were having our usual afternoon tea in their garden.”
3/3 “I always wanted to learn how to play basketball so I googled: How to play basketball? in Arabic. I only got English search results so that is when I realized I needed to learn English. Since I only had an education until the age of 9, a lot of basic things like...