Tommy Dorfman reveals she’s engaged to a woman.
The ’13 Reasons Why’ actress, who came out as transgender in July 2021 and divorced ex-husband Peter Zarkulen earlier this year, is shy about certain details of her relationship. as a gay girl.
Speaking to Rachel Bilson on the podcast “Broad Ideas,” she revealed that she began exploring her attraction to women after her divorce.
She said: “Since high school, I’ve known I was interested in women in ways I didn’t really realize.
“I had this unresolved unexplored thing. I was like, ‘I’m going to date a girl this year to feel it again and not be ashamed of it.'”
The 30-year-old star is “extremely positive,” describing her partner as “the one she’ll spend the rest of her life with,” and admitting she’s the first woman she’s been with “for a long time.” .
“All the universal feelings of being in love are probably the same.”
Meanwhile, Tommy’s fiancé has been helping her get estrogen injections since Tommy got together, and it’s the “first time” he’s actually done it for her.
Tommy came out as transgender in an interview with Time magazine in July 2021, citing the year she had “personally identified and lived as a transgender woman” before coming out publicly. “It revealed that.
She and her ex-husband, who had been together for nine years at that point and separated after five years of marriage, both decided to “redefine” their relationship “as friends.”
“It’s wild to hit puberty again at 29. Some days I feel like I’m 14. As a result of that change, the type of romantic partnership I seek is different.
“For nine years I was considered gay and had a more masculine body.
“I love him very much, but as a transgender woman, I’m learning that what I’m interested in isn’t necessarily reflected in gay men.