A Girl that has Learned

Someone wrote…

I am a girl that has learned, over the course of 49 years, to operate this male body with expertise. Now I am loath to give it up.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on August 1st, 2011 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 4 comments »

4 Responses to “A Girl that has Learned”

  1. snark

    Thanks for this observation. There’s not enough said, in my opinion, about people who come to truces with their bodies.


  2. F

    I am a boy who has similar feelings about my female body, and I’m only 18.


  3. Thomas

    I applaud your courage and strength to accept yourself as you are. The internal struggles and triumphs of those who forgo surgeries and hormone treatment is so often in the background without a lot of acknoweldgement. This is a beautiful reminder.


  4. Anonymous

    Living in a body is not loving that body. The body is a receptacle and a tool. I am not my body and my body is not me. I refuse to be defined by my body or limited by what it can or cannot do. I am not willing to enter into an expensive and painful series of medical procedures to arrive back in the place from which I began. That others do so, I understand and I applaud the courage of their choices, by my choice is not cowardice.
    My choice is choosing to be and remain really who I am.


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