Jennifer’s family has been supportive of her transitioning thus far, including helping her start hormones. But Jennifer is still hesitant to share certain aspects of her transition with them yet. For instance, they still call her by her legal (male) name and don’t know she goes by her preferred (female) name with friends — hence her pseudonym for this article. Her transition journey is gradual, and she is sharing aspects of her transition with her family at a pace comfortable to her (Katie Rice/MEDILL).