The couple also discusses Magic living with a positive HIV status.
"Queer isn't a thing -- it's an idea."
"We all discover ourselves and part of that is discovering our gender self."
"When I leave, I want the world to be in a better state than when I arrived."
Her most lasting gift to me at that age was the ability to see that even if I wasn't beautiful, or lovable, or serious enough for the expectations of the world of straight adults, I was unique and brimming over with the possibilities of a big life, and beautiful enough for her.
This is so important and necessary.
This is actually genius.
"The greatest gift you can ever give your child is love and support."
The future is now.
What is it like to be in the earliest stages of life but to feel a disconnect between your body and your sense of self? As
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If we keep talking to that little girl for the next 10 years as if it's her destiny to fall in love with a man, how will she react to herself and others if she finds herself attracted to the girls around her, not the boys? Or to both?