It’s darn hard to really raise a boy bent on being a boy, as a girl. Usually the gender instinct is pretty strong. He’ll take the Barbie dolls and pretend they’re guns, going rat-a-tat-a-tat. His girl counterpart, in the meantime, will be having tea with G.I. Joe.
Sometimes things go out of kilter for a myriad of cumulative reasons, the boy fixates on girl things and makes them his world. Or vice versa. I have a hunch that family cruelty plays a role in a lot of these scenarios, where people feel vastly uncomfortable with who they are so they escape to a fantasy identity.
An imprint went seriously wrong there.
Yes, and it may even
be something sinful that
they are born with.
I think we agree that it
shouldn’t be encouraged even so.
The media calls him “her.”
The media says vicious things
were said about the family.
Conservative things, maybe?