To me Martin Luther King ranks among the great Americans in our history. He was a true warrior. He fulfilled the victory of the Civil War through his life’s work and his writings. Because of him Jim.
From https://lgbtrc.usc.edu/resources/comingout/tips/ Be patient with yourself. It’s not necessary to tell everyone at once. Take your time. Don’t push yourself. Start small. It can be easier to start by telling friends than by telling family. Find allies in.
Practical information for dealing with the inevitable bigotry faced by all transmen and transwomen: http://www.imlocal.co.nz/uncategorized/9-ways-trans-people-can-deal-with-transphobia/ and also http://liberalamerica.life/2016/05/27/6-ways-shut-bigoted-anti-lgbt-arguments/
Transition isn’t just about wardrobe or voice or surgical changes. It’s also about body movement, gestures, and mannerisms. See: http://library.transgenderzone.com/?page_id=605 And also https://feminizationsecrets.com/transgender-crossdressing-body-language-mistakes/
As we become more visible, street harassment, threats, and physical violence become greater. See link for important info on personal security: https://www.transgendermap.com/social/safety/
The Human Rights Campaign offers the following list of corporations which provide at least one trans-inclusive health coverage plan: https://www.hrc.org/resources/corporate-equality-index-list-of-businesses-with-transgender-inclusive-heal