From birth, we are each assigned a gender based on physical sex. (males are boys and females are girls)
We grow up being required by society to uphold the expectations of that gender if we want to fit in.
Why can’t we see that there is something wrong with this? Why is it so hard for so many to grasp the idea that gender is not something you are born with.
“To be a boy you need to look sharp or rugged.
To be a girl you need to look stunning and beautiful.”
“What is wrong with looking like a boy?
What is wrong with looking like a girl?
Absolutely nothing, unless your mother, your father, your peers, your employer, your friends, your family and the rest of society is expecting you to look like something you are not.”
As a biological male I was expected to grow up and ‘be a man!’ But what does that even mean?
What is so wrong about growing up to just simply be a great human being?
I am Elliott Alexzander, and this is my inspiration for chapter 2 of my story.
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