Begam

Gender: Trans feminine

Pronouns: She/her

Begam talks about the benefit of exercise to their mental health and attending a boxing academy.

Age at interview 22

Begam shares their experience with a psychiatrist she was ever so niceempathy goes a long way.

Age at interview 22

Begam talks about the cultural differences in Pakistan and how this impacted on her parents’ approach to making sense of her gender identity.

Age at interview 22

Begam describes their feelings of ending it’ saying it’s been a difficult, emotional journey.

Age at interview 22

Begam talks about their experiences of self-harm and cutting emotional strain and pressure to release.

Age at interview 22

Begam talks about accessing a local LGBT centre and the struggle to find someone trans to talk to.

Age at interview 22