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    I am a transgender man living as a woman full time. It has always been a dream of mine to be married in a wedding gown one day.  I have the man already and he has asked me to be his wife.  A legal wedding is impossible for us but I would be happy if we exchanged vows like any...
    PinksWoman PinksWoman 61-65, T 9 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    I believe in strict gender roles, as the women and the man have different roles. For example, the woman serves the man his plate of food, brings him his drink, does his laundry...
    cycoeva cycoeva 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    Why do men go out to work while women are housekeepers? Historically men went out and hunted for food because they are larger and that made them better hunters. Additionally...
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    I often think about this, but I would only switch if I could switch back and forth depending on my mood. I know and can see there are benefits and disadvantages to being male and...
    Freja14 Freja14 31-35, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I absolutely love body swapping stories. It's my favorite fantasy. If you have a favorite body swapping story, thoughts or scenarios please let me know. I would love to hear about...
    Lewis47 Lewis47 46-50, M Nov 13

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    If you thought kissing in public and wife-swapping have nothing Indian about it, you'll have to do a rethink. For centuries, Dards or Brogpas of Ladakh, India have been indulging...
    Queenslave Queenslave 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I have an obsession about weddings. It's unhealthy. I'm afraid that I scare off guys because of it.
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I find gender dysphoria can be very hard to cope with. I cringe at being called Mister. I feel sick when someone mentions the word 'man'. To be shoehorned into a gender role that I...
    tesseract49 tesseract49 18-21, T 1 Response Oct 31

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    These are personal views of mine but I believe that men and women have specific roles in marriage. I believe that when you get married it becomes your responsibility to work for...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 9

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    So Many Shades of Gray - in a world that demands black and white. I spent most of the first 30 years of my life totally confused about my gender and sexual preference. I was...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    How could I not be? They face unimaginable discrimination.... and it breaks my heart. These are ******* people, but society is so woefully far behind. To be born with a mind...
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Someone asked me today whether I was straight, gay, or bi and I realized that I don't feel comfortable identifying as any of those things. Identifying as straight would make the...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I absolutely despise gender stereotypes. I think they are outdated, illogical, stupid and harmful to society. By gender stereotypes, I mean the idea that men and women should act a...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 31

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    Hi, my name is sissy. I was born a male, but have always known inside of my heart that I'm a female. When I was a child, I would play house with my female cousin, and she would be...
    sissymary4 sissymary4 56-60, T Nov 3

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    The short of it is that continuing to identify and represent as my birth sex while still trying to "be myself" about my interests, emotions, physical mannerisms, and opinions is...
    LBDsandLeaves LBDsandLeaves 31-35 2 Responses Nov 15

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    Yes to comfort. It has been my experience that skirts and dresses are so much more comfortable than pants and shorts. However, as a man they are not accepted as men's wear. So...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M a week ago

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    Yes I believe in gender equality. Men are human males. Women are human false. Both are human. Both have emotions, cares, concerns, and desires. Both have equal rights. We have said...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't stand the word gender queer. I can't stand labeling myself as male female OR Tranny. Why can't we make this term more widely known! It describes so much about me!
    audreyxx audreyxx 26-30, T 6 Responses Oct 27

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    It doesn't change the person they are. I basically mean that if one person has a wonderful personality but is a boy, i wouldn't mind. I don't prefer any gender...which is ironic...
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M Oct 28

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    My best friend since I was one is a boy. I think it is ok to have a best friend from an opposite gender it's actually fun!
    JordynRenee1023 JordynRenee1023 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I guess this is where I should start.... I'm 19 and I was born male, I've been dressing up since I was at least 8 possibly younger. When I was little dressing up was something I...
    ACuriousCrossdresser ACuriousCrossdresser 18-21, T 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I dislike the fact that men usually get the upper hand in most situations. Football for one. I hope that in the future they have a women NFL. Also, there are stereotypes against...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I told my boyfriend and sister that I am gender fluid today and they both fully accepted it :)
    ricequeenn ricequeenn 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I don't know if I am pansexual or gender fluid. I am just questioning a lot of things. It's all very new to me. Help?
    Gregarious16 Gregarious16 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I feel like i'm 40% woman, 60% something else that i can't describe yet, and i'm only attracted to women and people with woman-alligned genders.
    coloroutofspace coloroutofspace 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I have a best friend of the opposite gender, who I adore, who means the world to me, who I know would do anything to see me smile, like I would see him smile and he is really...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F Nov 8

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    I"m start to learn that I"m PAnsexual and gender Fluid. HAS Not been easy but that is coool.
    jamieso jamieso 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I Am In Support of Transgender and Genderqueer People Defining Support From My Point Of View We have always managed to accept boys as boys and girls as girls, but I have always...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I have issues dealing with ignorance: I recently sent a friendly greeting to a new member on EP who promptly responded by saying: "Sorry i dont add or have any interest in...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 10

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    I got really mad at my mom the other day I went into the boys section of a store and she said she's tired of buying boys stuff I almost cried because well most days I feel like a...
    snowlilly53 snowlilly53 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    Every time I think about gender equality I think about an imaginary conversation between a man and a woman, where he asks her what she's good at? And she says well, I can take...
    hpesoj88 hpesoj88 26-30, M Nov 18

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    I love being female so I wouldn't switch genders. Would you?
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I currently identify as genderqueer, but sometimes I get really upset over having been born a girl. I've been imagining myself as a guy a lot recently and I feel like I would be...
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Any females interested? I enjoy sharing!!
    redlemon82 redlemon82 31-35, M Oct 31

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    My brother asked me to be his best man at his wedding. I don't really want to. I said, "I'll think about it". He asked "what's there to think about?" Well, someone with social...
    Friendlee Friendlee 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    And never was the kind of girl who dreamed of a white dress or the boring reception. I never wanted to spend thousands of dollars or be a spectacle for those to stare at. In fact...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F Nov 15

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    I only swap photos with women !
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    I love plan a wedding :) I plan to have a silver-turqoise-pink-white color of wedding day, with semi-outdoor and simple yet sacred :) I also think a beautiful wedding ring with...
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    I'm a dominant non-shaven girly girl dating a sensitive man who wears flowers, makeup, and dances!
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    This is actually kind of a rant. So my best friend of two years is a guy, his name is Seamus (pronounced shay-mus, ik its confusing) but anyways we dated back when we first met and...
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    Being pansexual, I find everyone equal in their choice of who they are. The more in touch you are, the more beautiful you are to me. A lot of people have given me weird looks when...
    LustlyVareDe LustlyVareDe 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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