When I was about 14, I was in my 2nd queer relationship, and I realized I was never going to feel comfortable identifying as a lesbian. Like, Follow, Share!
I’m not sure that there was ever one perfect lightbulb moment. Like, Follow, Share!
I realized i was a different at a very young age. i was around 5 years old and all i wanted to do was play with girl things and and be identified as female. Like, Follow, Share!
I think I was about four or five years old when someone said “you can’t do that, you’re a girl!” That’s when I knew things were different, but I really didn’t know what that meant. Like, Follow, Share!
The earliest memory I have of not relating to my birth gender is around age 5 during Sunday School. Like, Follow, Share!
I started noticing at a very young age that I was different than most other children. As long as I can remember, I’ve always been attracted to females. Like, Follow, Share!
Growing up I didn’t necessarily understand any particular concepts of gender; I have two brothers (I’m the middle child) and didn’t do any stereotypically ‘feminine’ activities. Like, Follow, Share!
I do relate to the gender I was assigned at birth in the sense that I identify as a woman. But what it means to be a woman, and what that means to me specifically, has changed a great deal over time. Like, Follow, Share!
When did you realize you don’t relate to your birth gender? I grew up in a very conservative/Vietnamese household where the standard was long beautiful black hair, tiny frame, and dresses… all of which didn’t suit me at all. Being feminine just didn’t make sense to me. I neglected any Barbies that were bought for
When did you realize you don’t relate to your birth gender? When I look back on it now, look through my childhood photos, think about the toys I played with, I don’t think I ever related to being female. My hair was also short, I loved boy clothes and you would never catch me with