Tomboy

Someone wrote…

To preface, I’m biologically male. Earlier this year, a friend of mine half-jokingly called me a tomboy and it was just the best feeling ever. As a guy I’m quiet and feminine, but really, I’d like nothing more than to just be a pretty, boyish girl and keep playing in bands, wearing ratty boy jeans, and developing video games; all things I already do that make me “me.” I just want a different context for those things!

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?


Posted by on December 7th, 2012 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 4 comments »

4 Responses to “Tomboy”

  1. Wiley

    I feel sort of the opposite, I guess…I was designated female at birth, but I would like to be a pretty, girlish boy…and keep doing the things which I like which are fairly feminine hobbies. It’s good to know we aren’t alone.

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  2. Anonymous

    OMG. You are me.

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  3. annaheger

    I was/am a tomboy, maybe not the same you are. Additionally I get red as a gay feminine man sometimes. I enjoy both.

    I am secretly happy and angry about the way my frilly light pink formal shirts a read. I probably would not dare to wear them, when people would read as a man.

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  4. Anonymous

    Thank you for this…it puts into words alot of things I feel apply to myself…I tend to present as quite a femme woman purely so my gender isn’t misconstrued…but I hope one day to be more of a tomboy once the hormones do their job!

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