“For me, I feel like I kind of got stuck in time for a minute,” she mentioned of her casting on the present, for which she additionally expressed gratitude. “When it came to anything around dysphoria or gender or stuff that had already been really present, I was like, ‘nope, that’s not for now.'”
Dorfman additionally in contrast the primary yr of sobriety — she’s been sober since she was 21, she instructed Bilson — to her first yr dwelling as an out trans girl and the milestones she’s reached. Solely this time, she mentioned, she’s reaching these milestones very publicly.
“I felt like I had to do all those things again as a woman,” Dorfman mentioned.” As my body takes a new shape and new form, more organically, like from hormones, I’m then confronted with new challenges.”
Dorfman had privately transitioned a yr earlier than her 2021 interview with Time. She referred to as the announcement a “reintroduction to me as a woman.”