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Xtra Hot: Tyler

‘Your gender is between your ears, not what’s between your legs’

Tyler Austin Credit: Drasko Bogdanovic

Ty moved from Calgary to Toronto 17 years ago “for its fast-paced lifestyle and the freedom to be who you are.” He enjoys whiskey on the rocks with a cigar, loves to talk about tattoos and low-brow sailor art, and considers classic Disney movies his guilty pleasure.

“Your gender is between your ears, not what’s between your legs,” he says. “Live and love with an open mind and heart, and remember: trans boys can always go and buy bigger!”