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might as well avoid it altogether. I know it seems like I’m rambling every time we talk, but my brain is always scrambled. I never know what to say, so I just write whatever I feel and think at the moment. Then again, I’m not sure why I’m apologizing to a book. ~Tia’Marie

October 31, 2019 Tia and I had been best friends since first grade. We experienced every milestone of life together, from birthdays to graduations and grade socials. The next milestone was supposed to be prom, then graduating high school. Instead, it’s transitioning from a girl to a boy. When Tia first told me about how she felt, I had no idea how to react. What do you say to your best friend who’s been a girl her whole life and now wants to change her gender? I feel bad for having such a nonchalant response, but I was at a complete loss for words. I’ve heard about people being transgender, but they’re mostly adults and celebrities who’ve gone through crazy things and were depressed for most of  

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2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...

2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...