In an interview with novelist Torrey Peters for TIME Journal, the 13 Causes Why star opened up about her transition publicly for the primary time.
“For a 12 months now, I’ve been privately figuring out and dwelling as a girl—a trans girl,” Tommy shared. “It is humorous to consider popping out, as a result of I have never gone wherever. I view at the moment as a reintroduction to me as a girl, having made a transition medically.”
“Popping out is at all times considered as this grand reveal, however I used to be by no means not out,” she continued. “At this time is about readability: I’m a trans girl. My pronouns are she/her. My title is Tommy.”
Tommy went on to elucidate that by opening up about her id publicly, she is ready preserve management over her personal narrative.
“I have been dwelling on this different model of popping out the place I do not really feel secure sufficient to speak about it, so I simply do it,” she mentioned. “However I acknowledge that transitioning is gorgeous. Why not let the world see what that appears like?”