‘I felt like my head was full of static, it was in my eyes and ears and brain and mouth and it was overwhelming me, like a swarm of angry bees or an untuned TV, and I just didn’t know how to get myself back into a focused state.’

In this extract from Uncomfortable Labels, Laura Dale explains how she came out as trans to her father during an autistic meltdown, and what happened in the months that followed as she left sixth form, started work and began her new life as her authentic self.

Read the exclusive extract here.

Laura Kate Dale is on Twitter – @LaurakBuzz

Her memoir, Uncomfortable Labels, is out now.

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