|The book available via Amazon.|
The same applies to my colleagues, two of whom actually quit and never spoke to me again. They thought keeping their distance from me would “keep them safe” from being associated with a transgender woman.
I had to accept the fact that my coming out created issues, especially with the students’ parents. I wouldn’t say there was a problem with management, but I didn’t want the school to be under constant scrutiny. I carefully started selecting classes I could teach. Mostly those of university students who are more open minded. I remember opening my heart to a class I used to teach as my formal self.
|A new look.|
I’m honored to say that we are close friends and consider her my sister. I love her very much.
So, I visited her on a Saturday night at the venue she worked at and I can say without a doubt it was one of the most heart-warming and pleasant experiences of my life. I had goosebumps and my voice was trembling. I had this beautiful woman with the most innocent smile in front of me, who hugged me and held my hands telling me I’m gorgeous and that I should be brave and she would be there for me if I needed anything. She has supported me and still does to this day.
|Time for lesson!|
Education is the key to lifting people’s fears and I’m proud to say that I have followed in my predecessors’ footsteps. Not only with the publication of my book, but by giving talks to the younger generation. Patiently answering their questions, helping them comprehend what it means to be transgender.
Furthermore, police officers as well as public officials treat transgender women with little to no respect. Of course, there are exceptions although very few. Fortunately, this is slowly changing and hopefully in a few years, it will be safer to walk in the streets of Greece without being harassed or ridiculed.
|Just "A walk in the park."|
|Her new book for children available|
|A night out in town.|
Katherine: You’re Welcome! It’s been a pleasure meeting you!