Breastfeeding as a trans dad: ‘A baby doesn’t know what your pronouns are’

Giving birth to two children as a transgender man gave Trevor MacDonald rare insight into the manifold struggles of trans individuals – and in blogging about it he became the public voice of a long hidden conversation.

MacDonald, soft-spoken and sporting a wispy goatee, was breastfeeding his first child at the time. He and his partner had splashed on a lavish dinner, baby in tow.

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