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Old 10th Jan 2017, 12:24 PM   #1
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I came out at school!!

Yesterday my school counselor told the staff I was trans and my preferred name and pronouns. I also posted online about it. School today turned out amazing. First of all my friends and family on Facebook responded amazingly and I was jverwhelmed with the support I received. At school today it took awhile for anyone to really figure it out. To start the only other trans person at school is mtf and on her first day out wore makeup heels and a dress and I'm ftm and didn't do anything special with my clothes. Several kids got informed through out the day and it turned out amazing. The only kid I was worried about having problems with was a boy in my class who had spoken against transgender people and he aproached me today asking if he can call me mikey or mike because he is more used to saying that than Micah. All my teachers today also made a point to say my names to east once to make sure they were pronouncing it right or just to acknowledge it. I just feel so happy now.
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Old 10th Jan 2017, 12:31 PM   #2
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Re: I came out at school!!

I am so happy for you! It makes me so happy to hear such accepting stories like this one. Congratulations!!
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Old 10th Jan 2017, 12:37 PM   #3
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Re: I came out at school!!

Congratulations, nightowl88! That's wonderful! So happy for you!
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Old 10th Jan 2017, 03:01 PM   #4
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I bet you must feel happy, and rightfully so! takes a lot of courage, 2 thumbs up!
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Old 11th Jan 2017, 03:27 AM   #5
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Re: I came out at school!!

oh my gad so amazing! you are a very brave person, i hope everything else in your life goes just as well fantastically!!
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Old 11th Jan 2017, 04:29 AM   #6
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Re: I came out at school!!

Awesome! Doesn't it feel great to finally be out of the closet?
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Old 11th Jan 2017, 01:46 PM   #7
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Congrats! I am so happy for you! Great that everything went well
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Old 11th Jan 2017, 02:03 PM   #8
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Re: I came out at school!!

Way to go!
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Old 11th Jan 2017, 05:49 PM   #9
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Good for you!!! I'm so happy and proud!! It's amazing that you have such an accepting environment, and I wish you the very best!
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Old 12th Jan 2017, 11:12 AM   #10
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Congratulations! That sounds amazing!

I'm so happy for you!!
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Old 15th Feb 2017, 05:29 PM   #11
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It's always nice when people just carry on with their lives, and don't mess you about for being yourself.
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Old 19th Feb 2017, 04:26 PM   #12
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Old 19th Feb 2017, 05:34 PM   #13
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Re: I came out at school!!

Way to go, Micah! A great name!

Hoping I have the courage to do that at least in college
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