“I have a gut feeling that there’s something I’m doing that is intrinsically wrong,” Kimberly Lopez writes in this column for the Times.
“Multiple pronouns can be elusive. Pronouns are confusing and when you throw more than one into the mix, they can get even more difficult to grasp,” Kimberly Lopez writes in this column.
“Even when it comes to rejecting beauty norms, there is a standard, and that standard is still the most acceptable type of body,” Kimberly Lopez writes in this column.
“When I was younger, I was convinced that theater would be my future. … I had no idea my best performance was off-stage, was within me, and there was more to come,” Kimberly Lopez writes in this column.
“Everything has only gotten more complicated since I’ve stumbled out of the closet, and I’ve realized there are new and dreadful ways that society at large perceives a body like mine,” Kimberly Lopez writes in this column.
“You open the app and you’re pleasantly surprised that you’re able to identify as nonbinary, only to immediately be misgendered in the next step by being forced to be perceived as either a man or a woman to others,” Kimberly Lopez writes.
“It might start out as a minor annoyance, but after a while, whether those moments of misgendering come from a place of malice or not, it hurts,” Kimberly Lopez writes.
Note: The Lawrence Times runs opinion columns and letters to the Times written by community […]
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