Rebecca Juely
Jan 26 · 1 min read
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I came to understand why a trans woman living alone produces unique problems. Who would be there for comfort when the tears come? Usually, the answer is the occasional counselor or — no-one, except, for the voice of Mum from her grave,

“Never mind my baby, have a nice cup of tea with me, and we can talk; then I can read this poem to you:

Some years ago, a mother bore a boy
A child’s mind, as you know, is always society’s toy.
My boy tried in vain to fit the mold,
but to his true self, we were blind.

A few of us can be so bold
to make gender self-unfold
A struggling female spirit
was desperate to be free.
You tried so not to hear it
but knew that you were she.
No longer lay your head sedated
on a pillow damp from crying,
You have been reincarnated
without ever trying.

Then I will hold the baby who once used to be in my arms, and I can know he was my daughter.”

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Rebecca Juely

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Interests in issues of sex, gender, and psychological androgyny.

Empowered Trans Woman

Highlighting the experience of women of trans experience. Transition, Womanhood, Feminism, Intersectionality, Transphobia, Marginalization and Assimilation, and more.

Rebecca Juely

Written by

Interests in issues of sex, gender, and psychological androgyny.

Empowered Trans Woman

Highlighting the experience of women of trans experience. Transition, Womanhood, Feminism, Intersectionality, Transphobia, Marginalization and Assimilation, and more.

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