Great article. The more I think about it the clearer it becomes that gender identity is another world for personality type: masculine, feminine, or exactly in between. As deeply felt as it is by the individual, I’m not sure why society is obligated to validate these identities by altering sex-related words or policies.

Also, I can’t recall if you’ve mentioned that many of the spate of transgendered girls also have autism, which would make gender-based expectations presumably harder to follow, leaving one feeling as though one doesn’t belong.

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