I wasn’t born wrong.

Someone wrote…

I wish people would understand that while I might have some gender-related grief at times, there’s nothing wrong with my gender. I wasn’t born wrong, and I’m not unhappy with who I am. I just wish people saw me like I see myself.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on May 10th, 2010 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 5 comments »

5 Responses to “I wasn’t born wrong.”

  1. Milo

    Oh wow, beautiful quote :)


  2. Sean and Sara

    Amen! We totally know what you mean. It may be that way for some people, but not for us.


  3. Quince

    I love this!


  4. Bubblegum Blues

    Me too!


  5. Jessicaa

    This so much reminds me of Deaf culture – “As a deaf person, hearing people think I’m broken. I am not broken. I am just different. I don’t want to be fixed, because I am me and I don’t want you to change me to make yourself feel better.” I have heard preachers talk about what gay and transgender people are “missing” in some of the same terms hearies talk about what deaf people are missing.

    “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we were all the same?” asks the conventionalist. “Hell, no! It would be terminally boring!” I reply.


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