Leelah Alcorn’s suicide note [full text]

The full text of Leah Alcorn’s suicide note from a few years ago.

Catholic Trans*

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It looks like Leelah Alcorn’s suicide note was taken down from her tumblr account. For the sake of posterity, here is the note in full.Her reddit posts are still up. Photo credit to heavy.com for the featured image. 

If you are reading this, it means that I have committed suicide and obviously failed to delete this post from my queue.

Please don’t be sad, it’s for the better. The life I would’ve lived isn’t worth living in… because I’m transgender. I could go into detail explaining why I feel that way, but this note is probably going to be lengthy enough as it is. To put it simply, I feel like a girl trapped in a boy’s body, and I’ve felt that way ever since I was 4. I never knew there was a word for that feeling, nor was it possible for a boy to become a girl, so I…

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