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I’m Glad I’m Not a Man

I’m glad I’m not a man. I’m glad I can wear skirts, shorts, pants, a dress, or a suit. I can dress girly or tomboyish. I can look nice without people thinking I’m gay. I can cry without people telling me to “man up.” I can enjoy dancing, sewing, and cooking in addition to hiking, carpentry, and intellectual conversations. I …

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Emotional Moments

One moment, I’m sitting in a coffee shop in England, planning my future, chatting with my dad, and counting my blessings.  Then, the next, I’m holding back tears for a stranger. I’m reading the emotional journey of a stranger on the internet.  I’m reading about her mourning of a life that only she had the privilege to know and feel. …

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