Joan Collins reveals 'trans moment' when she dressed in Dad's clothes

Dame Joan Collins had a 'transgender moment' as a teenager which saw her wear her father's clothes and go to football matches, she has revealed.
The 85-year-old star said that at the age of 15 she decided she 'did not like the idea of becoming a woman'.
But she said the 'tomboy' phase came to an end months later when she discovered the 'joy of boys' at drama school Rada in London
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Dame Joan said she now feels frustrated that she can't say certain things because they are viewed as politically incorrect.
She said: 'Watching a popular dance show on TV alongside a young female person (is that OK?), I referred to a woman (can I say that?) who was performing rather badly as 'the girl in the pink dress'.
'You can't say that,' the teenager squeaked indignantly. 'It's sexist and incorrect.' 'What should I say?' I asked.' 'The individual in the pink dress,' she replied. 'We can't assume how she identifies.' '
Writing in The Spectator, the mother of three continued: 'This reminded me of my own potential transgender moment. At 15 I decided I did not like the idea of becoming a woman and started on a "tomboy" stage.
'I eschewed my mother's girdles, suspender belts and slips, and adopted my father's corduroy slacks and loose shirts. I also took to accompanying him to Arsenal games, where I would wave my ratchet furiously.
'Luckily this all stopped a few months later when I was accepted at Rada and discovered the joy of boys (wait, can I say that?).'
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