Trisha Paytas has apologised for the language she utilized in her controversial transgender announcement video whereas re-iterating that she identifies as male.
The YouTube star confronted an enormous quantity of backlash when she introduced she’s a transgender man, with viewers being overwhelmingly confused by the language used within the video.
In a current vlog titled ‘apology’, she stated: ‘I am overwhelmed by the amount of backlash. I put out that video and in no way did I think I would get so much backlash and hate – and a ton of hate from the LGBTQ+ community.’
The former Celebrity Big Brother star added: ‘That alone breaks my heart so much because I would never want to offend that community.’
‘I haven’t advised anybody in my life these emotions…due to the judgement, due to the backlash,’ she continued.
‘This is something that I have felt since I was five, six, seven.’
Recalling that she has been seeing a gender identification therapist for the previous few months, Trisha defined: ‘I would never have said I was transgender before. I said I don’t suppose I’m non-binary, I actually in my coronary heart really feel male.’
Sobbing, Trisha went on to say: ‘I feel like I should just apologise so people stop being nasty to me because this is something I’ve actually struggled with.’
She added: ‘As a child I hated my breasts, I hated my vagina, I hated going into the female bathroom, I hated being classified as female.’
Directly addressing the backlash, she went on to say: ‘I just don’t get how folks suppose I can select this, that I’m simply deciding to do that,’ earlier than concluding: ‘I feel part of the [LGBT] community without being part of the community because no one wants me in it.’
In her authentic video, Trisha stated she intends to proceed utilizing feminine pronouns and her start title.
She stated: ‘I identify with men better. People always think there’s one thing flawed with me as a result of I don’t have that many girlfriends but I do love ladies — I like their sensitivity and all of the stuff like that.
‘That’s why I determine extra as a homosexual man as a result of I like guys but I additionally determine as a guy.’
However, viewers had been confused when Trisha later stated that whereas she one thousand % ‘thinks’ she is transgender, she additionally ‘a thousand percent’ identifies with her ‘natural born gender’.
The YouTuber has confronted an enormous quantity of backlash, with one viewer saying: ‘Trisha it’s not about the way you gown it’s actually that you just’re 100% okay along with your start gender and also you solely really feel like a guy bc you could have guy pals and wanna date homosexual guys and have quick hair you can’t simply select to be trans like that.’
However, others have requested for folks to indicate her empathy, with fellow YouTuber Jake Edwards tweeting: ‘No trans person entered this world with a full understanding of the right terminology to make use of. My fundamental situation with the video was the lack of information and conflating gender stereotypes with gender identification.
‘BUT this should be met with allowing Trisha the space to learn.’
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