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WATCH: Coming out as transgender

02 June, 05:44 PM

Author Anastacia Tomson describes her experience of coming out as transgender, as covered in her memoir, Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa.

She sat down with News24's Jenn Sanasie to discuss what brought her to write the book.

Thomson, who is also a doctor and trans activist, said compiling several chapters of the book was hard, as she recalled challenging experiences with people who did not understand her transgender identity.

Watch above. 

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