Thanks for writing this. Depression is a really important subject to talk about, especially in the trans community. In particular, as I’ve learned, transitioning - socially, medically, or both - is not a “cure” for depression; dysphoria and depression are not the same thing. Getting a legal change of name and gender and putting the correct hormones into my body have helped me enormously, however. Now, if people would only get my pronouns right…

One of the best illustrations I’ve seen on what it’s like to have depression is from Hyperbole and a Half.

Queer agender trans male. Black vegan atheist, photographer, blogger. Pronouns: they/them/their.,

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