Sunday, February 8, 2015

Transgendering: The Halfback's High Heels

Godspeed to Bruce Jenner on his/her courageous journey

     (May 10, 2011) The platinum blonde explained the situation in hushed, urgent tones -- although the hush was unnecessary. No one else was in the ladies' room.
    Last year, she had taught undergraduate engineering as Ronald. This year, in what struck me as incredible bravery, she had returned as Rhonda.
    "I really, really, really need your help…," she whispered, "…in learning, you know, how to be feminine. I’ve been scouting around for months looking for a mentor. Won’t you please help me?“
    "I'll tell my friends I'm leaving, and then let's get out of here," I said.