Who I am, how I found out, and who I can become
There is only one authority for self - YOU.
Where is this ultimate avatar of gender that some point to with great and phony authority? Parents? Schools? Marketing? Entertainment? Uh uh.
"There are two corporations in our head. One sells bullshit, the other buys it." Stop buying. Today.
Please share your ideas, insights, stories, truth and falsehoods with us. The conversation has great power, and what we don't talk about . . .
Part of the problem is our mix-up of two words: SEX and GENDER. One evokes an activity, the other our identity. Why is gender scarier than, say height? And why do we carry this burden of bifurcation, that shows up in things like 'dolls' v. 'action figures'? Give me a break . . .
We each arrive here like snowflakes. You look out the window and say, "Wow, look at all the beautiful snowflakes." Nobody points out some snowflakes that are better than others. I mean really. Like us, each is different. It's past time that our differences became sources of wonder, not condemnation.
I excuse myself when I make a rude noise or talk over someone else. I never need to excuse myself, or think in that way, when I simply show up as me. If you want to get into it with me about what I've done, that's fine. Who I am, my truth, is negotiable only by me. Each of us is not special, but each will always be unique, a great source of wonder (especially our children, btw).