Transgender man who gave birth doesn’t see himself as ‘any less of a man’

Transgender man who gave birth doesn’t see himself as ‘any less of a man’
Wyley Simpson, 'husband,' and child

[Ed. – We don’t see him as anything less than an aberration of nature.]

transgender man has spoken candidly about the realities of giving birth to his first child and the “daily abuse” he suffered from strangers during his pregnancy.

Wyley Simpson, 28, was surprised to discover he was pregnant in February 2018 while transitioning to becoming a man. It’s the first child for Simpson and fiancé Stephan Gaeth.

Having started testosterone in 2012 and not having had a period for several years, he did not believe it was possible to conceive.

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Despite not feeling ready to welcome their first child and receiving “judgment from strangers,” the couple went through with the pregnancy.

Simpson gave birth to their son, Rowan, via emergency C-section last September. But it wasn’t an easy journey for the new parents.

Speaking about the pregnancy, Simpson — who still has female reproductive organs — said: “It’s not every day that someone sees a pregnant man walking down the road so we received a fair amount of abuse. … I would be told that I’ll never be a man, ‘men don’t carry babies’ and everyone called me ‘it.’”

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