Petals (My Queer Womanhood)
It’s not acted out for the sake of spectacle. It’s not a whimsical, gender-bending fuck-you to ‘the system.’ Nor is it my way of saying, “I’m not afraid of what you think.” Because I am afraid of what you think. This matters to me. This femininity.
Closets (My Queer Manhood)
Learning to be gay is a dangerous thing. I have learned to be gay; and girls have come to see me as a child; a little boy, to be hugged and kissed. You will, no doubt, find this familiar.