Someone wrote…

Just because I’m okay with my tits today, being called cis by the person I look most up to really hurts. I thought sie knew me better than that.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on June 17th, 2012 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 2 comments »

2 Responses to “Today”

  1. Maximillian711

    My heart went out at this comment, I think we all have at least one of these stories, if you’re reading this, chin up mate, we come out alright in the end. Life’s a bit of a struggle, especially if you face an extra challenge on to of the basics, but adversity can make us strong, and we can thrive on challenges like this. All the best. x


  2. Ashley

    I’m gender-fluid, and physically female, and I remember how an FtM friend remarked to me “Well, it’s easy for you, you’re straight!” when I began a relationship with a physical male (which was, as you can imagine, very compex to establish, with all the nuances, and not easy at all). I was shocked, since I thought he, of all people, would understand. Now I think it was a good thing, actually, because it taught me to rely on my own judgment and my own support… but I know it’s very hard to hear something like that. Still. You don’t need any validation from outside, neither from “normal” people, nor from other gender-varied folks (though it might seem essential). Your identity only depends on you.


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