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    bluesheep, bayushisan

    and being who you are! In this past year, I have transitioned again, having originally attempted it in 1993. It isn't always easy, as there is still considerable discrimination and intolerance in the world, however the benefits I feel of being true to myself far outweigh the difficulties.

    •  I'm still trying to (1+ / 0-)
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      figure out who I am, given that I've never had the opportunity to explore that much. I just try to show kindness above all else and, hopefully, help someone else going through a bullying experience. I never talked about it as a kid, and later as a teen, and it really hurt me in the long run. I don't want another kid to think that they don't matter or that suicide is preferable to living. They matter and we all need to tell them that. If we did maybe the world would be a nicer place to live in.

      “Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― G.K. Chesterton

      by bayushisan on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 01:39:28 PM PST

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