Because she is missing her leg, she also has only half a bum and half a pelvis, and she was worried that her vagina was disfigured—she’d never compared hers to anyone else’s.
“People assumed I was very confident in my body, traipsing around in a bathing suit,” says Dixon.
“But that’s very different from being considered a sexual being by someone you’re attracted to.” For years, Dixon was afraid that potential partners would be disgusted by her body. I just didn’t think anyone would want to have sex with me,” she says.
Thanks to her mother, who had always been open and positive about sex, Trace applied at Venus Envy when she was 22 and was hired.
Around the same time, she began masturbating more and figuring out what worked for her body.
“Say someone wants to take you home—that is an awkward f-cking conversation,” Dixon says.
“At what point do you let them know that one leg is going to be coming off?But her opponents might.” Dixon stands tall and elegant against the stark white backdrop, her left leg muscular and shapely.Her right leg is missing, because she was born a congenital amputee.By 19, she’d fallen into a pattern of only making out with men when she was drunk.In university, she would panic when someone showed interest in her at a bar.They put him by one of the gates outside the Temple. There he begged for money from the people going to the Temple. They knew he was the crippled man who always sat by the Beautiful Gate to beg for money. When Peter saw this, he said to the people, “My Jewish brothers, why are you surprised at this? He is the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.