This Transgender Man Identifies as a Dog
PLAYING fetch on all fours might seem like an unusual activity for a human, but one man who identifies as a dog says it has brought him closer to his partner. Tony McGinn, known as ‘Tony Bark’ to his friends, says he has been into animal role-play his entire life, and refers to himself as a “human pup”. Tony, who is transgender, is supported by his husband and “handler” Andrew, 32, who accompanies Tony to regular play dates with other role-players. Tony, 30, of Los Angeles, told Barcroft Media: “To me a dog is everything pure in the world. Dogs experience the world through a lens of pure joy that I don’t think other animals have.