There are now more than 350,000 transgender people under the age of 25 in the United States, the majority in the largest cities of New York, California, Florida and Texas – and an estimated 20 percent of them lack secure housing, though many service providers believe that figure is low.
“My first proper girlfriend, she used to live an hour and a half away on the train,
and I worked in a bakery for three years. So I’d finish and sprint to the train station. Later, I’d remember her
perfume. Little things. I smell that perfume all the time. I’ll be in a
lift or a reception and say to someone, ‘Alien, right?’ And sometimes
they’re impressed and sometimes they’re a little creeped out. 'Stop