Phaylen Fairchild

Oct 30, 2019

10 min read

How Facebook Outed Me and Endangered Me With Their Name Policy

I was late to the Facebook game. As where most people were on the social media bandwagon shortly after the trend began, I was still dealing with issues of insecurity, fear of judgement and the court of public opinion regarding my identity.

I was, to be fair, never in “The Closet.” My gender was never a question I had to wrestle with. But, I knew my gender…