Similarities between used Porsches and trans women’s bodies

  • Cost upwards of tens of thousands of dollars
  • Needs tender, loving care to stay in top condition
  • Are desired by men
  • Sometimes end up wrapped around poles
  • Simultaneously provokes anger and instills desire in some people
  • Relatively rare due to limited production
  • Frequently pulled over by cops
  • Often come with customized livery
  • Can be temperamental
  • Those earned through hard work are loved the most
  • A type of person celebrates when they get wrecked
  • There are collectors
  • Some hardly go outside
  • Qualified caregivers are hard to find
  • High-mileage ones have the best stories to tell
  • Many have been desired since childhood
  • Often acquired during a life crisis
  • Hard to keep up with when operating at top speed
  • Newer ones apply the experience of older ones and the benefits of contemporary technology
  • The woman who has one is someone you want to meet
  • Require regular maintenance for proper operation
  • A joy to use daily
  • Works-in-progress still have more character than other manufacturer’s marques
  • Are objectified
  • You might know someone with one who doesn’t want you to know they have one
  • Are in many countries but banned from some
  • People just leaning to drive one can be mercurial
  • People who’ve been driving one for a long time can be mercurial
  • People who’ve had one for a long time really love theirs
  • There are holy wars over which model is best
  • People who want one but don’t have one envy those who do
  • There are clubs and support groups

©Heather Coldstream

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A Seattle-area trans woman seeking a happy spot to stay at along the path of transition.
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3 Responses to Similarities between used Porsches and trans women’s bodies

  1. bethanyk says:

    This is brilliant!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Love this and so true!

    Liked by 1 person

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