Thoughts about our club's name - "Masquerade"
- This was passed on to us by our friend & member, Thensilkblue -
She had started reading Jan Morris's account of her TS-ness called Conundrum. Regarding her life as a boy, Jan Morris says...
"I was in masquerade, my female reality, which I had no words to define, clothed in a male pretence. Psychiatrists have often asked if this gave me a sense of guilt, but the opposite was true. I felt that in wishing so fervently, and so ceaselessly, to be transplanted into a girl's body, I was aiming only at a more divine condition, an inner reconciliation...
"Hence the name of the club"
thanks to our friend, Thensilkblue