Turn on Turn off Type a number and press Enter. But it crystallized about three years ago when I was a year-old watching the show I Am Jazz with my mother. But I also feel like I let myself be shoved into a box: Then I found myself playing that role once I got into the entertainment industry, and people kept assuming my identity. Sign Up for Our Newsletters Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know now on politics, health, money and more.
On the playground, I was the type of kid who wanted to sing with the girls, not play soccer with the boys.
On the playground, I was the type of kid who wanted to sing with the girls, not play soccer with the boys. This is not a choice that I made. Identity documents can be hard for transgender people to change. Contact us at editors time. I almost felt like I owed it to everybody to be that gay boy. Turn on Turn off Type a number and press Enter. Important updates Live chat.
TIME Ideas hosts the world's leading voices, providing commentary on events in news, society, and culture. Rename lightbox Select a lightbox: And I had an enormous fear of male puberty. And, as a semi-religious person who went to Catholic school, I have come to believe that God made me transgender. And my name is Josie Totah.