Born in the right body

It was awesome to find another blogger who is the father of a transdaughter. His wife wrote this wonderful poem about their daughter, and I wanted to share it on my blog. He was kind enough to grant permission.

Growing Up Transgender

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When you were born you were perfect;

strong, healthy, just a bit too yellow.

We thought you were a boy;

We now know you are a girl.

Our kind, clever, beautiful daughter.

Happy, confident, healthy.

You are still perfect – our perfect girl.

You are not a girl in a boy’s body.

This is your body, and you are a girl.

Your body is just like your new friends’ who are also trans girls.

You have a perfect trans girl’s body.

Never let anyone tell you otherwise.

As you get older, maybe you will want or need to change some part.

I know you don’t want a beard

But what you do with your body is entirely up to you.

There is no right way to be.

You are loved and perfect as you are.

You were not born in the wrong body.

Remember your uncle’s knee didn’t work and…

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