By Emma Echoic

Emma is a writer, scientist, trans female, dreamer, and garage sailor. Straight from the heart of Florida, the southern state that thinks it's a northern state.

  1. The first time I ever used the ladies’ room was absolutely nervewracking. I had just started presenting myself in public as a woman, and I was slowly becoming more confident in where I would go. Starting transition in the American south does not leave a trans girl with a lot of confidence about her right to exist, let alone using the pisser without being hassled. I was at a bar in downtown Dallas, and as…