MEXICO CITY.- “Thanks to all the trans women who showed me who I am, how to live, celebrate and occupy a space in this world,” you can read in the message with which the star of “13 Reasons Why”, Tommy Dorfman, declares himself as a transsexual woman.
Although the actress has noticed her change for a year on her Instagram account, it is thanks to an article for Time that Dorfman makes her new gender status official, so she shared part of the photo shoot that they carried out and sent a message to public opinion on this social network.
“I am especially grateful to all the trans people who walked this path, broke barriers and risked their lives to live authentically and radically like themselves before me,” said the actress in her publication, clarifying that from now on its pronouns will be she / her.
Already in the interview for this American publication, Tommy assured that he does not see this change as “coming out of the closet”, if it is like seeing a new version of himself now that he has made a medical transition, but at this moment it is a a matter of clarity, since she has never stopped being a woman. She also clarified that the name will not be changed, because her mother named her in honor of an uncle who died the month she was born.
Disappearing for a couple of years to make his change and then come back as someone new was not an option for Tommy and that is why he decided to do it this way. way; in the same way, it will put aside male roles, with the consequences that this entails.
“You don’t have to make a medical transition to be trans, but for me, it was an active choice. I am aligning my body with my soul. However, as a result of that, I am losing some things. I have to acknowledge the fact that I brought a lot of people and things that might not be there on this part of my trip. All I can do now is look to a future where I’m hopefully radically honest. That is the person I am becoming. “