the rest of the way

identityTBD wrote…

I shaved off all my facial hair for the first time in 25 years–erasing the last intentional visual cue of my former. Now people are waiting for me to go “the rest of the way” and start adding the trappings of another gender. How do I explain to them that absence and transparency are the trappings of my gender?

Have people assumed more about your path than was true-to-you, too?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on January 28th, 2009 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice Comment »

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