“You are beautiful.” How this transgender woman found the courage to transition

Before she was Maya, she was Markus. This young woman describes how finally transitioning changed her life.

Before she was Maya, she was Markus. Growing up in small town Ontario, she always knew she didn’t identify with her assigned gender. It wasn’t until moving to Toronto and attending her first Trans Pride March that she found the courage to finally begin her transition, a choice that ended up saving her life.

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