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Ezra Furman comes out as a trans woman and reveals she’s a mom: ‘This has not been an easy journey’

Singer Ezra Furman comes out as a transgender woman – and reveals she quietly became a mom two years ago: ‘This has not been an easy journey’

  • The 34-year-old musician shared her news in a lengthy Instagram post, while sharing images of herself and her child 
  • Furman previously described herself as non-binary, but says she has now ‘come to terms with the fact that she is a woman’ 

Ezra Furman announced she is a transgender woman and mother on Tuesday with a number of photos shared to Instagram of her life since transitioning two years ago. 

Speaking directly to her social media followers, the 34-year-old singer opened up feeling ‘proud’ to be a trans woman after a difficult journey coming to terms with her gender identity. 

‘I wanted to share with everyone that I am a trans woman, and also that I am a mom and have been for a while now (like 2+ years),’ she captioned a slideshow of images, showing her wearing feminine clothing, makeup and long hair.  

Out and proud: Ezra Furman announced she is a transgender woman and mother over Instagram, on Tuesday, with a number of photos of her life since transitioning two years ago

Furman continued: ‘About being a trans woman: for my own reasons I have been hesitant to use these words, especially the “woman” word.’ 

‘I have often described myself as non-binary, which maybe is still true (I’m just gonna sit with that question for the moment),’ the performer went on. ‘I am a woman, and yes for me it’s complex, but it’s complex to be any sort of woman.’ 

After noting she was ‘very proud to be a trans woman,’ she admitted her journey has not been easy.  

Mom: Speaking directly to her social media followers, the 34-year-old singer opened up feeling 'proud' to be a trans woman after a difficult journey coming to terms with her gender identity

Mom: Speaking directly to her social media followers, the 34-year-old singer opened up feeling ‘proud’ to be a trans woman after a difficult journey coming to terms with her gender identity

While reflecting on the magic of parenthood, Furman said the experience has been ‘beautiful and holy.’

‘I have not yet mentioned in public that I’m a parent because I have been afraid of being judged and grilled about it as if it’s anyone’s business other than mine and my family’s,’ she revealed. 

The star added: ‘But. I’m telling you I’m a mom now for a specific reason. Because one problem with being trans is that we have so few visions of what it can look like to have an adult life, to grow up and be happy and not die young.’

'I wanted to share with everyone that I am a trans woman, and also that I am a mom and have been for a while now (like 2+ years),' she captioned a slideshow of images, showing her wearing feminine clothing, makeup and long hair

‘I wanted to share with everyone that I am a trans woman, and also that I am a mom and have been for a while now (like 2+ years),’ she captioned a slideshow of images, showing her wearing feminine clothing, makeup and long hair

‘When our baby was born I had approximately zero examples that I had seen of trans women raising children,’ Furman told her fans. ‘So here’s one for anyone who wants to see one. I’m a trans woman and a mom.’ 

As she made her first public step as an out transgender woman and mom, she reminded others, like her, that her lifestyle ‘is possible.’ 

‘I never dreamed it was possible to be happy and self-realized and trans and uncloseted, and also become a parent. But it is and I am doing it. Because trans people deserve to pursue the lives we want, on our terms,’ she concluded. 

Happier than ever: Furman continued: 'About being a trans woman: for my own reasons I have been hesitant to use these words, especially the “woman” word. I have often described myself as non-binary, which maybe is still true (I’m just gonna sit with that question for the moment)'

Happier than ever: Furman continued: ‘About being a trans woman: for my own reasons I have been hesitant to use these words, especially the ‘woman’ word. I have often described myself as non-binary, which maybe is still true (I’m just gonna sit with that question for the moment)’

Furman, whose last album Twelve Nudes was released in 2019, also teased new music would be coming soon. 

More recently, her song Every Feeling was used in the second season soundtrack of Netflix’s Sex Education.

Previously, her track, Love You So Bad, was included in the series first season. 

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