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Transgender dad: ‘I am who I am’

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  1. Transgender father: 'I am who I am'

  2. Attorney Lindsey Straus wrapped up the judge amid a common case in Orleans District Court. Straus transitioned from a man to a lady 15 years back. "In the initial 25 years of my lawful practice, I wore a suit and tie. I feel superbly good at this point." Straus said. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  3. Straus powders her face with cosmetics in her lavatory as she gets prepared for the day. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  4. At Mia's Nails, Straus (left) gets her toenails painted as she talks with Kathy Santoian and Kathy's mom Nona Merullo (green shirt). "It's uncommon for me. I needed to hold up my entire life. I am so OK with who I am that I don't especially mind who I am. Luckily I have little feet; a lady's size 10." Straus said. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  5. Taylor de Lench with his father Lindsey Straus in the patio of her home in Brewster. "The truth of the matter is, I'm honored that my children will hang out with me," says Straus. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  6. A family photograph hangs in her office at home indicating Lindsey before her move (in blue plaid) at right. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  7. Straus breaks out giggling as she visits with one of her most loved barkeeps, Camila Ellis, at the Oyster Company. "I go there on the grounds that that is my Cheers. I'm the female adaptation of Norm. They all holler, 'Lindsey!'. It's so inspiring. Individuals cherish me." Straus said. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  8. Straus watches soccer on TV with her child Taylor who visits her frequently. "They give me an unbelievable measure of delight. Father's Day is self-contradicting. My child Spencer says that his father is dead. He's somewhat uncomfortable around me. I play golf with him, however I play as a person so he doesn't go crazy." Straus said. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  9. Straus has her breakfast Sunday morning at home as she looks over sheet music for the congregation administration. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  10. Straus shaves in her washroom as she gets prepared for chapel. Straus chose to shave day by day as opposed to managing the costly expenses of electrolysis. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  11. Straus fixes her hair in her room as she starts her day. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  12. Straus chooses her garments for the day. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  13. Straus (focus) sings amid the Sunday morning church administration at The First Parish of Brewster. "I'm glad for our choir and how they give our assembly so much happiness. I simply love life.That's the place my deep sense of being originates from." (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  14. Straus kisses Carol Wall, a parishioner at The First Parish of Brewster. "There are around 300 individuals, and I know by far most by name. I'm an outgoing person." (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  15. Straus takes a gander at a Life magazine spread holding tight her divider at home highlighting her mom, Gwyned Filling, from 1948 in which the magazine did a photograph spread of her mom as a "vocation young lady." (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  16. Straus addresses the judge in Orleans District Court. "I surmise that in the event that I did a reversal into court wearing a pantsuit, it just wouldn't appear to be correct." (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  17. Straus responds to a nearby putt at The Captains Golf Course. She tees off the men's tee since she has a capable swing. "I need to be agreeable and I need others to be agreeable." (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  18. Straus plays her guitar and sings at home following a day in court. "I adore music. I get high playing the guitar." She used to perform at the Dunster House Musical Society when she was at Harvard. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

  19. Straus appreciates a stroll along Breakwater Beach. "I wish I could impart these minutes to somebody." Straus said. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)