Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

Gender Enforcement in Catholic Schools in the 1960s

This is how it felt to be told who you must be

Discovering that I am transgender at 61 years of age was a massive shock. Until then, my denial was so massive that I really had no clue that I had a female gender until she was standing in front of me. Frankly, I am embarrassed that I missed something so significant for so long. It offends my sense…

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Emma Holiday

Emma Holiday

After decades of denial I finally answered the question “What’s wrong with me?” The answer is “Nothing”. I am transgender and I am OK.