When I don’t know myself?

Someone wrote…

I always get so confused when little kids ask me if I’m a boy or a girl. How am I supposed to answer them when I don’t know myself? I usually just tell them I’m a girl (technically, the “right” answer) because I’d rather them see that people of one sex can look like a member of the other.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on June 10th, 2009 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 4 comments »

4 Responses to “When I don’t know myself?”

  1. Dylan83

    My new favorite answer to that question is "No. Are you?"


    Andy_lsg replied:

    Ha! I'm so stealing that.


    pibbby replied:



  2. Crys

    I understand what you mean. My boyfriend has a young niece who frequently asks me if I'm a girl or a boy, which I don't mind at all, but I find myself afraid to say the truth in case it would offend somebody in his family.


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