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Post  MichaelaSJ Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:59 pm

I came across these two tales, one female one male, of the journey taken to find out who they were. They are somewhat long for internet articles but none the less quite interesting. I found the one posted by the female poignant and compelling, especially as the author is my age:

My Journey Embracing My Gender Identity To Teach And Embody Authentic Jewish Living

I Had To Live In My School’s Women’s Housing For 3 Years Even Though I’m A Man

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Post  Celia Eriksson Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:03 pm

Hi Miki,

It is always good to read people's journeys, never easy in the most ideal of situations. I met, momentarily, Dana International over twenty years ago, it was a couple of days or so before her appearance on the Eurovision Song Contest, when it was in England. She too, like Yiscah, is Jewish, though Dana was raised in Israel and had very difficult times on her journey. She won the contest as I remember.

Thank you for your contribution Miki, as always a good one.

Celia xx

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