Post #27: When no gender fits: A quest to be seen as just a person


This one is a long one, but provides a true insight into the thoughts of a non-binary gender person and also from the perspective of their mother. I strongly encourage you to read all the way through. It’s a beautiful and informative read. (And look at Kelsey’s pictures too! Having a face to go with a story makes it so much more real and personal.)

Monica Hesse: When no gender fits: A quest to be seen as just a person

*New readers may wonder why I’m sharing these posts and why they’re numbered. Here’s a link to my post I’m Giving Up HATE, PREJUDICE and INDIFFERENCE for Lent.

And here are my latest 5 posts in the series:
Post #22: The Pain of Growing Up Muslim in Post-9/11 America
Post #23: What You Imply When You Call a Disabled Person Inspiring
Post #24: 9 YA Authors Discuss Music, Chronic Illness, and More in March’s YA Open Mic
Post #25: We can disagree without attacking . . .
Post #26: A Letter on ‘What It’s Like to Have a Sibling with Autism’

*Please remember to leave the sites I post clean. We are here to learn, not debate. Even if you disagree, we need to learn that just because we have an opinion, doesn’t mean we need to share it all the time.*


7 thoughts on “Post #27: When no gender fits: A quest to be seen as just a person

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