When Your Family Wants You To Be “All Boy”
I wanted to tell him that, if I could, I would give him my body to use however he saw fit. It meant nothing to me. If only bodies were like gloves you could peel off and lose.
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Trans people have rights because we’re human—not because we’re special. So why does having those rights recognized require a flood of trans tears?
There was nowhere to go back to. Oklahoma was out of the question, always out of the question. But then, where was home?
What was I getting out shame, anyway? So I walked away from it all: going to church, reading scripture, prayer, even the Christian music I loved so much.