Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

Cosplaying as a Woman

Societal expectations on gender expression and identity

Photo by Dimitar Belchev on Unsplash

When I first came out as a transgender man, some people seemed surprised. They pointed out that I occasionally wore skirts, dresses, and even makeup. What they didn’t understand was whenever I dressed feminine, for me it was like putting on a costume. Sometimes it was fun to dress-up as something else for an evening, but it wasn’t an…

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Grayson Bell

Grayson Bell

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An autistic, gay, transgender man writing about LGBTQ issues, focused on the transgender community. (He/Him) http://graysonbell.net/