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Why More People Are Coming Out as Trans in the Pandemic

Trans experiences of isolation reveal what it really takes to come out

Illustration by Mojo Wang for Elemental

It has been years since my egg cracked.

In community parlance, an “egg” refers to a transgender person who doesn’t quite yet realize they are trans. We “crack” when that first realization happens — oh wait! what if?




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Bax J Ferguson

Bax J Ferguson

Bax is a journalist, essayist, content marketing writer, fiction author, emerging photographer and aspiring illustrator. (Pronouns: they/he)

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