By Anastasia Valens

Anastasia Valens is a freelance writer and games critic. She regularly writes for Gamemoir’s Opinions and Commentary section, and has also contributed pieces on gaming to FemHype. She can be reached on Twitter as @SpaceDoctorPhD.

  1. I first considered the possibility that I might be transgender during a foggy church morning in 2014. Somewhere between the third and sixth time I had to sit down during services, an idea sparked into my head – what if I’m actually a woman? Like most trans women, I grappled with that question at the time. I was slowly distancing myself from my LGBT community, fearing that the movement was incapable of addressing serious questions…