For so long, he searched for the word. To describe what he felt but dare not say aloud. To rationalize the thoughts that consumed his days. To understand why being Jennifer, despite his most fervent attempts, just didn't feel right.
On an afternoon late last month, he buttoned his uniform shirt, his silver name tag "J. Godfrey" glistening against the black fabric. It's the tag he'd worn since 2004 when he was hired by the Louisville Metro Police Department. He had found his word, and he was ready to tell others.