He didn't get his period until he was 17 and his vagina never bothered him, but once he started developing breasts in his late teens, he started to feel a real disconnect with his body. I'm like, I need to get more buff and be like this ripped guy on the cover of Men's Health. And I'm not sure why, but I kind of get nerdy when it comes to signs or symbolism. So, I continued to research it and I thought about it for a good solid six years before I took the plunge. There's several places that make things that you can pee into, like if you go camping. Especially for women, it always sucks pulling your pants down. It's very fluid, you know, the gender possibilities. The photos, taken by Tim Soter, capture many of the daily routines Steiner has incorporated into his life post-transition and they depict a man who is finally at peace with his body and how the outside world views it. Rebecca Adams Photographed by Tim Soter. Steiner's journey, of course, is unique to him. I think the best thing about being part of the guy's club is it allows me to actually stand up for women more. Different people decide how much [testosterone] they are going to take, depending on if they're gonna take it every week or every two weeks. I'm just doing different things. I have a lot of tattoos, but I'm not really into sticking myself with stuff every week. In , Steiner finally got top surgery, a gender-confirming procedure to remove his breasts.