Joan Rittberg is a freelance writer and a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Her work has appeared in Medium, The Pennsylvania Equality Project, and Queers for a Cause. She was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, and graduated from Millersville University with a BA in communications with a concentration in theater. Her writing explores the LGBTQ+ community and pop culture.
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As a young trans woman, I honor my inner child by being true to myself today
Giving myself a girlhood
Joan Rittberg grew up as a boy, but from the time she was a teenager, she knew something wasn’t right. Now, instead of wishing she had transitioned earlier, she focuses on loving the woman she is today.