“what is so terrible about being masculine and female?”

BrassKnuckleHippie

Most people look at me and read me as a female. There is the occasional glance sideways from a cashier who calls me “Sir”, but most of the time there is no confusion of my gender. However, people would be blind if they didn’t notice my boyish appearance. The very short hair, the very short fingernails, no make up, cowboy boots, the bow-tie around my neck make it clear I am not fully fitting into my gender box. Despite all of this people go out of their way to make it clear to me that they view me as female, and a very feminine female. Each time some one assures me of my gender and femininity I can’t help but think what is so terrible about being masculine and female?

Just yesterday I was describing to my girlfriend’s very gay hair stylist that she wanted a hair cut that had…

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