In my video Identity Crisis, I discussed the creations roles of God for mankind. When we align our lives with the plan that God has created us for we do not have to live our latter years in regret and shame. Living in regret is the worst way to spend our twilight years. This story is sad.
It’s never too late to make a change. Just ask Patricia Davies.
Born Peter, the 90-year-old World War II veteran from Leicestershire, England has recently made the courageous decision to begin estrogen treatments and come out as transgender.
“It feels like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders,” she told Caters News Agency. “I was living a lie.”
Just 3-years-old when she first realized her gender and her sex did not match, Davies said she spent her entire life living in fear that her peers would shun her or force her into electric shock treatment.
“The atmosphere [around being transgender] was not safe,” she said. “People did not understand what transgender was.”
She was also concerned she wouldn’t be accepted in the army, where she served between April 1945 and 1948. Though she didn’t know how to describe what she was feeling inside at the time (she only learned the term transgender from a TV show in the 1970s), she thought the world would have categorized her as a homosexual.
While she kept her secret for years, there was at least one person she came out to: her wife.
The two married when Davies was just 21, and were together for 63 years before the wife’s death in 2011. Davies came out to her wife in 1987. Read More
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