bemoans loss of female support network without gaining any 'male privilege'.
"I spent most of my adult life as a queer, feminist woman in a
male-dominated field, and most of my oldest and strongest support
systems were communities of women. I’ve lost those to
transition — without gaining any of the privilege they were formed to
counterbalance, because people still read me as female."
ie - she's still a ditzy, solipsistic naval gazing woman in spite of trying to beard herself as a man.