Just sharing a link to this article in Edudemic: How To Support Transgender Students in the Classroom.
“I don’t know how to be a girl. And I sure don’t know how to be a boy. And after thirty-seven years of trying to be male and over eight years of trying to be female, I’ve come to the conclusion that neither is really worth all the trouble. And it made me think. A lot of people think it is worth the trouble. And that made me think. Why? Why do people think it’s worth all that trouble to be a man? Why do people think it’s worth all that trouble to be a woman? … I want to say tell me! Tell me what it’s like!” ~ Gender Outlaw by Kate Bornstein (1994 edition).
After the iceberg formed, the meltdown came. For both of us and in different ways.
“The road is long
With many a winding turn
That leads us to who knows where
Who knows when…” *
“Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything.
Maybe it’s about unbecoming everything that isn’t you
so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.