Admitting that I didn’t belong at Wellesley was perhaps the hardest part of my transition from female to male. After all, Wellesley was my home. I practically grew up on campus: being walked through the greenhouses as an infant, exploring the Science Center’s maze of…
I spent a lot of time at Wellesley not as a student but as a trans partner of a Wellesley student. Wellesley is a great safe place for trans men but as a man it is not for us. Other campuses are scary and not as amazing by a long shot for trans guys but it is a part of our transition. We can’t hide at Wellesley forever eventually we have to face the rest of the world and it might as well be by transferring to a college that you belong in. Wellesley is an amazing place for women and trans men should not let themselves be the reason that it goes coed.