Body Image and Transgender Folks


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By Valerie Martin

The shopping and style blog, Racked, just introduced its newest guest blogger, Doll, who also happens to be its first transgender blogger. In Doll’s first post, she talks about her transition to becoming a woman, and can you guess what her biggest concern is? Body shape.

I think it’s telling of the values of our larger society amidst all the complex emotional and mental changes one must face during a transition, body image remains a top (if not the top) concern. In my opinion, this also says that Doll already has developed a lot of self-confidence in the other aspects of her transition, so bravo! I look forward to reading about the progress in her upcoming posts.

Read Doll’s first post at Racked

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