“For me, I really feel like I sort of obtained caught in time for a minute,” she stated of her casting on the present, for which she additionally expressed gratitude. “When it got here to something round dysphoria or gender or stuff that had already been actually current, I used to be like, ‘nope, that is not for now.'”
Dorfman additionally in contrast the primary yr of sobriety — she’s been sober since she was 21, she informed Bilson — to her first yr dwelling as an out trans girl and the milestones she’s reached. Solely this time, she stated, she’s reaching these milestones very publicly.
“I felt like I needed to do all these issues once more as a lady,” Dorfman stated.” As my physique takes a brand new form and new type, extra organically, like from hormones, I am then confronted with new challenges.”
Dorfman had privately transitioned a yr earlier than her 2021 interview with Time. She known as the announcement a “reintroduction to me as a lady.”