Changing with Time

Someone wrote…

I was really girly when I was little…I feel like a guy now. Don’t know what I’ll be in another twenty years.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on June 15th, 2011 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 4 comments »

4 Responses to “Changing with Time”

  1. Lane

    I was pretty girly when I was little too. I’ve decided that doesn’t mean I was a girl back then, just that I was a pretty little fairy boy. :-)


  2. Jessica

    As far as I know, I’ve always been more or less human, but people have identified me as all kinds of things I was not for most of my life. Some of them were male and some were female, it was confusing to me when I was younger. I minded some of the time. I changed my presentation some of the time. I belligerently stood my ground some of the time. In some of these situations, I changed and in some I changed others.


  3. Meike

    I know how you feel; it still amazes me that I agreed to wear dresses when I was younger and painted my room pink at the age of 4 or 5. But as you said, who knows where I’ll be later on in my life.


  4. Seamus

    I was very girly as a child too. I’m really just figuring out whether or not I’m genderqueer, and my girliness as a child is a huge factor in that. On top of things like painting my nail frequently, wearing a lot of pink and playing with dolls ALL THE TIME, I also wanted the physical aspects of femininty. I wished daily for my breasts to grow, wanted desperately to get my period and wanted infinitely to shave my legs.

    Yet now I find myself in a different place. I loathe my breasts at the moment and desperately envy those with flat chests. I do not wear a bra (except rarely, a sports bra, but only to bind) and do not shave.

    I don’t even know where I am now, let alone where I will be.


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