By Meredith Talusan

Meredith Talusan is a transgender feminist writer, artist, and advocate who contributes to The Guardian, VICE, Buzzfeed, Matter, i-D and other sundry places. She also quips on Twitter @1demerith.

  1. There’s one thing you should know about trans women if you don’t already. Because we weren’t raised as girls, we have a lot of catching up to do after transition. On top of this, many of us have issues socializing with cis women at the beginning, and cis women have issues with us. My solution to this problem was to watch a lot of TV to figure out how to be a woman. Shonda Rhimes’…