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Reflections of 36 years as a volunteer supporting the Trans Community

During a rare opportunity to relax in my armchair yesterday, my mind drifted over my many years of work with the Trans community. These are just a few of the many occasions that came to mind.
Stacy with Martine Rose at the Tudor Lodge
Stacy at her 50th party.

I remembered chatting to a girl who was brought to me as a refugee from the Middle East. She had been publicly whipped just for ‘being herself’. Her back was a mass of scars, some of her teeth had been knocked out and she was covered in cigarette burns inflicted on her by a torturer. Her sense of selfworth had been whipped, beaten and burned out of her.

She arrived by car, accompanied by an interpreter. The poor girl had even tried to seduce him for money during the journey because she didn’t know she could survive in the UK by any other means. I started by talking to her gently and patiently, answering her many questions. Her face was a joy to behold when the realisation finally dawned that things could be different here. I knew I had to help her, because she had nothing. I gave her breastforms and makeup, restyled her hair and gave her a packet of cigarettes.

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