It can be confronting to us in different ways because our understanding of it is underpinned by our own definitions/experiences of what it is to be "man" or "woman".
(Hence terms like transmasculine?)
I always thought that i understood transgenderism but i suppose this situation makes me question my understanding of it all. Ive spent all day reading Trevors blog and other articles to understand it better. I'm still struggling with it, and starting to stuggle with elements of transgenderism that I'd previously overcome but you could say that i accept it even though i dont "get" it.
But it can be confusing trying to understand it through our own perceptions and experiences of sex/gender