“Transabled” Is Self-Harm

Jorund Victoria Alme, a “transabled” trans woman who says she “identifies” as a woman who is paralyzed from the waist down. (Image copyright Good Morning Norway)

TW: Discussion of self-harm, mental health and suicide.

Jorund Victoria Alme is a 53-year-old trans woman from Norway who wishes she were paralyzed from the waist-down.

Alme has BIID or Body Integrity Identity Disorder. BIID is a very rare neurological disorder where a person believes that he (it is usually a “he”) should have one limb amputated or be paralyzed below the waist. These…

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