The actual transition process for a transgender person is a very isolating time and a journey of self discovery, and the rediscovery of the relationships of those people in their lives. The human condition is resistant to change.
Educate yourself. Transgender people are not the same as transvestites, cross-dressers, drag queens, or drag kings. Being transgender is about gender identity, whereas being a cross-dresser or drag queen or king is not.
Elite and recreational athletes who train hard will deplete their iron stores much faster than less physically active people. Chris Tina offers some practical ways to incorporate more iron absorption into your diet.
A large percentage of "Main Street America" currently does not even understand the differences between sex, gender and sexual orientation, so the expansion of additional letters to the acronym only helps to dilute our unity and message.