By Violet Fenn

Violet Fenn is a grad student, knitter, and feminist living in Chicagoland. She lives with yarn, books, and two cats.

  1. The Toast's previous coverage of trans* issues can be found here.

    “Life’s not worth a damn ‘til you say hey, world I am what I am!”- I Am What I Am from the musical “La Cage Aux Folles”

    I was twenty-six when I realized I was a woman. I was deemed male at birth and raised as such in a devout Southern Baptist family. In family, sex and gender was never discussed…