Someone wrote…

Tomorrow I’m planning on binding publicly for the first time … at my all-girls Catholic school.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on October 26th, 2009 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 9 comments »

9 Responses to “Tomorrow.”

  1. Jess

    Tell us how it goes!


  2. William

    You are braver than I my friend.
    I couldn’t come out as a guy until I was at University.
    However it goes, please tell us.


  3. mars

    it makes me smile to see that this got posted, I didn’t really imagine it would.
    It went well, I don’t think anyone really thought twice about it, I’d always been a bit strange, so I’d be surprised to find anyone even noticed anything different, and the friends that did notice were super supportive.

    I have yet to bind while wearing the uniform, though (I feel a bit strange doing it while wearing a skirt haha)


  4. J

    Good on you!


  5. Júda

    Good luck! I’m happy to read it went well ^^

    Today I wore a skirt outside for the first time. Oh, that was liberating!
    Being a genderqueer, I wanted to wear skirts for a long time, but it was only some months ago, when I saw a male person with a ginger beard wearing a skirt at an airport, admiring his courage to do so in a heteronormative society, that I finally came to think it is truly feasible for me as well.
    Yay for me! ^___^


  6. giulia

    you all are incredibly brave and strong, i’m so admirative!


  7. Izzy

    I hope it went well. I went to an all girls catholic school too, but i never gathered enough courage to really bind when i was there.


  8. Alice

    While I never wanted to bind, I always wondered what would happen if someone at my all-girls catholic school was more androgynous or even transgender. Now, after I’ve graduated, one of my friends has come out as transgender. I can’t imagine how hard his next 2 and a half years will be there, but I hope he has the courage you have.


  9. N.

    I know you wrote this 5 years ago and probably won’t get this message, but I wanted to tell you how much this means to me. My first time binding was at my Catholic all-girls school, too, but I only did it once. I felt like I was illegitimate and hypocritical. I can’t tell you how glad I am that I got kicked out. And I can’t tell you how sad I am to not be part of that phenomenal community. I feel that the environment was perfect and close and accepting, but the words we used (all-girls, she, feminine, sinful) forced everyone to give in to the boxes we put people into. If I had been stronger and more sure of myself, I know I could have helped them see that to be a “girl,” you don’t have to look like a girl, act like a girl, or even feel like a girl.


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