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Coming Out As Genderqueer

Eloise LeBel
Apr 11, 2017 · 7 min read
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It’s time for me to join and shout and fight in the gender revolution we now find ourselves in.

FFirst I was a tomboy. Then a teenybopper, a bisexual woman, a drag queen. Through my life I have struggled to find the right words, the right explanation for what I really am: a genderqueer, non-binary person, no gender and all genders at once. Just a straight-up, dope-ass li’l human who gets creative, spiritual, and sexual joy from performing femininity but can’t and won’t be limited by what that performance implies. I’ve known who I was on an essential level for many, many years, but now, as a 31-year-old Californian on antidepressants just out here trying to make a life writing about cumming, I’m finally coming out. While I am afraid of what could happen as a result in this new, impossibly unpredictable world, I refuse to be cowed.

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I am done keeping the boat steady at the expense of my own truth.

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Far more of us, and by us I mean humans, are genderqueer than we realize.

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