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Category Archives: Gender

Everywhere I go I turn heads

“Can we say that you’re the prince of Morocco and ask if there’s a discount for royalty?” my partner’s sister asked as we crossed the parking lot toward the movie theater. With my jacket and tie, pocket square and vintage tie clip, my sunglasses and my shiny black shoes and a lovely lady walking on… Continue Reading

That dreaded question

I was sitting at work one day and a cute little kid, probably three or four years old with huge hair, asked me, “Are you a boy or a girl?” I panicked. Oh, on the outside I was smiling, and part of me was excited – it was the first time I’d been asked this… Continue Reading