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My shorts and skate shoes do not make me any less female than a woman in her sundress and sandals. I no longer feel out of place when I go to work without a face full of make up. But by the same token I no longer feel outrageously self conscious when I do put make up on.
When I was seven, there were two things I wanted to be: a veterinarian, and a boy. I’m not sure if I thought the latter was a viable possibility, or if I did, when it became apparent to me that it wasn’t going to happen. Logistics aside, at least that dream was human. Before I just wanted to be a dog…