” stress that follows a blind date or the “is-she-into-it? Imagine revealing a hidden physical disability to a date for the first time.
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.
“It looks like I was designed to have one leg, like a mermaid’s body,” she says.
Dixon looks every bit the poised, self-possessed Olympian, and she was—except for one area of her life in which she felt painfully insecure.
“People assumed I was very confident in my body, traipsing around in a bathing suit,” says Dixon.