Very frequently, when I have to present as a male, I get depressed. Over little things – stupid things – like being associated with masculine things or addressed as a guy. It seems so trivial, but that kind of thing just wrecks me.
To my understanding, a majority of transsexuals suffer the same issue should the situation come up. So I tried to reflect this scenario as well as I could, with a mopey and uncooperative Rain just ready for this day to end.
Thank goodness for a trying-but-failing Rudy. It’s got to be frustrating for him, but he’s trying really hard.
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This is my first comment. I'm not really one who says a whole lot because I just like watching. I really love your comic. It's opened my eyes to transpeople because I really knew little about them before. Thank you for sharing the story with us.
Rain still looks like a girl...
I don't know if that's good or bad for her.
I feel where Rain is at right now, not trans myself, but being bi and having to behave as a straight girl does in my household can get a bit rough at times. It's either smile and nod along with those making fun of girls who like girls or get tossed out into the street....pretending to be what you're not hurts terribly :(
Yeah, she does. In fact, the outfit kinda reminds me of Ellie from the upcoming game, "The Last of us." Either way, I hope Rudy can cheer Rain up.
"I have an idea that'll [...] shut you up for a little while."
Sounds perverted, lol.
I forgot how pervasive gender disphoria can be o.o (I'm cis, myself, so I wouldn't really know)
It makes me cheer a little inside to know I'm not the only one to hate the little things of being associated with the wrong gender. When it somehow comes out as misogynous I just want to bury my head in the sand. Actually, I've had a few people tell me the reason I "think I'm trans" is because I have an inner hatred of women. >@< No. It's really tiring to have even half a day of people getting it wrong when it counts. Swimming pools and public restrooms for example. I love to swim but I can't bring myself to do so anymore, because I have no idea what I'd wear or how I'd change. Also, my voice is soprano. x.x Yup, I get where she's coming from. Wait. What if she has to pee?