The second part of Transwave’s profile of a transgender man living here in Jamaica is out now. Check it out.
This is the final part of the series on FJ. Part 2 features a discussion on his identity as a transgender man, some of the challenges he faces and some of the changes he wishes to see. (First part of profile.)
What is it like to identify as a transgender man, living and working in Jamaica? What are some of the challenges you face?
I was fortunate enough to be in the minority of college graduates who acquired a job within a year of completing their studies. That doesn’t mean however, that I landed a job as soon as I began looking. In fact, that’s quite far from the truth. I had been interviewed countless times for jobs I was qualified for and more than competent to perform, but had been denied because of my gender expression.
In Jamaica, being gender non-conformist in your gender expression automatically brands…
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