This blue liquid in place of red really has to stop.
I felt as though single mothers in my community were somewhat pitied by other mothers, by other families, but my mother would never succumb to self pity — she never seemed affected at all by the social stigma. When did you become aware of your gender? I was embarrassed by the changes I was going through and I had no real outlet for my confusion but, more than anything, I was embarrassed by my interest in sex, one that was present in me LONG before puberty. No one anywhere ever should EVER be able to tell a woman what is right for her body regarding her reproductive rights. I was given gender-neutral toys but for the most part I opted for barbies, toy kitchens, lovely little dresses; the only truly non-gendered items I loved were art supplies although the reason I became interested in art was because it was the only way I could access images of naked women without question! Would you like to view this in our Australian edition?