Aidan Kircheim is the Co-Vice President of PFLAG Long Island. He can be reached via email at Akircheim@gmail.com, and you can read his blog here: http://thetruthaboutaidan.blogspot.com/
The first lesson that I taught my parents was how to accept a child who was different. Assigned female at birth, I was expected to do certain things as I was growing up. I was expected to wear certain clothes, play with certain toys, and act a certain way. However, I was the youngest of three and wanted nothing more than to be just like my older brothers. It wasn’t until years later that I learned just how much that was true. I spent my early years as a tomboy, and slowly but surely I was overtaken with depression.
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