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The non-binary brain

• arclein

The words were mine, a fervent and frequent wish. They were not born of a feeling of mismatch between external expectations and internal signals. Except for a lifelong tension with society's mixed messages about what it means to be a woman, I'm comfortable identifying as the gender assigned to me. But I wished for boyness because the boys did so many things I wanted to do and was excluded from doing because I was a girl. My body and my brain mapped to each other just fine, but my body didn't map at all to what society told these boys - and me - I was allowed to do.

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