I Am J Questions and Answers

I Am J

It's that time of the day. Life skills class, which, for J, is the most boring one of the day. In fact, things get so boring that J zones out of what the teacher is saying and starts to observe his...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2020 8:48 am UTC

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In I am J, J's "female characteristics" are associated with his body and the way others view him before he transitions. J often speaks of himself as a "boy with a girl's body" and talks about how...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2019 6:28 pm UTC

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In chapter 9 of I Am J, Melissa tells J that his mother has left an envelope for him. It's a large, heavy envelope—certainly much too large and heavy to contain a simple letter. J casually mentions...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2019 4:36 am UTC

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Melissa tells J that his mom has left an envelope for him. J naturally assumes that it contains a parental consent form for testosterone. In actual fact, however, it's full of all the college...

Latest answer posted July 24, 2019 8:21 am UTC

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It is likely that after J takes his testosterone shots and undergoes surgery, his problems would be solved. The main cause of his frustration is people misidentifying him as a girl, including his...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2017 7:55 am UTC

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Melissa had initially planned to perform a piece about J’s transition themed “threshold” after Karyn had explained what being transgender really meant. She said that she accepted J for who he was...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2015 3:08 pm UTC

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