What’s Current: Ruby Rose considered transitioning but realized she just wanted to be comfortable in her own skin

Ruby Rose, newest cast member in Orange is the New Black, explains that after many years of wanting to do gender-reassignment surgery, she changed her mind:

I started to change the way that I dressed and talked, and realized that I didn’t want to transition, I just wanted to be more comfortable in my own skin.

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Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.