By Jennifer Savage.
While gender conforming, I thought about all of the other ways he does not conform and the potential for him to be shamed.
My apathy and naiveté are shocking even to me. Almost as shocking as the fact that Donald Trump is going to be our president. Almost.
When I was thirteen I changed my brother’s diapers and at nineteen I rocked my sister to sleep on our front porch swing. I remember the weight of her small, curled hand in my lap as she slept. This is what I want, I thought, not now, but some day.
I heard once from my therapist husband that boys need to move their bodies to talk about how they feel.
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