I would say i started realizing i didn’t relate to my birth in my early teens. I never wore the typical girl clothes or played with the usual girl toys. Like, Follow, Share!
I’ve always been a tomboy. From elementary school on, any time I picked my own clothes they were always oversized and typically from the boys department. Like, Follow, Share!
It was around 4 or 5 I didn’t really for into my gender and being that I lived mainly with my nieces and aunt’s I never truly had male leadership in my life. Like, Follow, Share!
I think it’s something I always knew, but I didn’t necessarily have words for it. Like, Follow, Share!
Well, my birth gender is nonbinary. I know that some people may feel differently, but I’ve heard from lots of other trans people who agree that terms such as “birth gender” tend to add to the stigma that we “choose” to be trans. Like, Follow, Share!
There were signs when I was younger that, when I look back, are ‘no-duh’ moments, such as I loved playing with dolls, or dressing as a femme elf at my 2nd grade Halloween (tights and all!). Like, Follow, Share!
I first realized it when I was around 10 or 11, it was 4th of July and I was buying fireworks with my grandparents. Like, Follow, Share!
I would say as far back as I could start remembering things, so probably around 3 years old. Like, Follow, Share!
When I look back on my life I’ve always been a boy at heart and always thought of myself as male but it took me until I was 26 to finally come to terms with what I felt and stopped hiding. Like, Follow, Share!
Up until 3rd grade (about age 8), I thought I was a boy for all intents and purposes. My parents were open minded, and had always let me have a short haircut, wear boys clothes, and play with G.I. Joe instead of Barbie. Like, Follow, Share!