# Ethnicity

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Gender Expectations

          🧒   Clues about self-perception and relationship to the world...
 
When I returned to town, I was forced to play the gender game. I did not let it influence who I felt I was, only what I would be allowed to express. I never insisted I was a girl, I wouldn't have wanted to be locked into female stereotypes. But I really hated being expected to act like a guy!

 
Around 1 September 1952.     2 min read.