Where do I fit?

As a teenager on the internet, I was often mistaken for female. “No, I’m a boy / a man / a male,” I protested without thought. I had learned - from parents, family, friends - that femininity was a bad thing. Yet I still flirted with it. Was I bad? The role I was assigned at birth never fit me like it did other boys. At that age, I didn’t have the terminology to explain why it felt wrong when my father proudly called me a young man. 

2023-05-04T12:50:34+10:00May 4, 2023|
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