The more things change, the more things stay the same-a truer saying couldnt be made about the Transgender experience.
The sister (Maura Liebman) of a 17 year old trans female (David Liebman) posted in the F-M newsletter Metamorphosis in 1982 lovingly writes:
What became of 17 year old David Liebman? Did she find the comfortableness, happiness and spiritual joy she so desperately desired, and most certainly deserved, at the end of a needle filled with testosterone or a surgeon's scalpel? Is David living all her dreams somewhere with a husband or a wife, with children and a pet dog?
After a little digging, I found the answer to those questions in a recent Transgender anthology put together by the same Trans activist (Rupert Raj) who created Metamorphosis:
Looking further into the anthology, Rupert Raj confirms David's cause of death just a year and a half after she first contacted Rupert Raj in a poem Raj wrote: