A Stamp Of The Past

  • Season 2
  • Aired 02/28/2014
  • 4,285 Views

Jasmine's client has an old tattoo that always reminds him of what he used to be before his life-changing transformation. He doesn’t need that reminder.

- SO CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME HOWYOU GOT THIS TATTOO?

- AT THAT POINT, I WAS FEMALE

AND WAS TRYING TO--

- YOU WERE WHAT?- [laughs]

I WAS BORN FEMALE.

- OKAY, WAIT.TIME OUT.

WHAT?

- THE GIRL THAT WAS IN MY LIFETHAT I HAD TOLD YOU ABOUT

WAS NO LONGER THERE.

- WHAT?[laughter]

WHAT?THAT'S YOU?

- YEAH.- YOU WERE BORN LIKE ME?

- MM-HMM.- A VAJAYJAY?

- WELL--YEAH.[laughs]

YES.

- OKAY, SO PLEASE GO ON.

- I WAS PRETTY BEFORE.

- SO NOT ME.

- I TRIED TO DO THINGSTO MAKE MYSELF FIT IN,

EVEN THOUGH I NEVERFELT COMFORTABLE

IN SKIRTS AND DRESSES.- YEAH. [pop]

- IN THE LATE '90s,

ALL THE GIRLS WERE GETTINGTRAMP STAMPS,

SO I SAW THAT, AND I THOUGHT,

"HMM, MAYBE I SHOULD GIVE THISA TRY."

- OH, MY GOD, YOU GUYS,WE ARE ON FIRE.

- I LOVE YOURS.- CHECK ME OUT.

- DO YOU FEEL SEXY?

- YOU LIKE THIS?DOES IT MAKE ME CUTER?

- THE TATTOO DIDN'T CHANGEANYTHING.

I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE A GIRL WITHA HOT TRAMP STAMP.

- AN ACTUAL GIRL.YEAH.

- [laughs] I FELT LIKE A DUDEWITH A TRAMP STAMP,

SO AT 25, I REALIZED THATTHERE WERE OTHER OPTIONS,

SO I DECIDED TO PURSUETHE TRANSITION.

SO I DID WHAT I HAD TO DO,

SO THE LAST THINGI WANT ANYBODY TO SEE

IS THIS TATTOO,AND I PLAY ROLLER DERBY.

I JOINED THIS MEN'S TEAM,

BUT ONE DAY AT PRACTICE,MY SHIRT WENT UP.

- HEY, HAYDEN, HAVE YOU ALWAYSBEEN A BOY?

- UM...NO.

- JUST HAD A FEELING.ALL RIGHT!

STAY TIGHT!

- WHOA.- RIGHT?

IT TOOK ME A REALLY LONG TIMETO FULLY PASS AS A MAN,

AND, YOU KNOW, TRYING TO FEELCOMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN,

AND THE LAST THING I WANTEDANYBODY TO SEE WAS THIS TATTOO.

THIS IS PART OF MY PAST.NOBODY NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT IT.

IT'S KIND OFA NEED-TO-KNOW BASIS.

- ABSOLUTELY.- SO...

GETTING THIS THING COVERED JUSTMEANS THE WORLD TO ME, REALLY.

- THANK YOU, ADDED PRESSURE.

[laughter]

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