A Girly Boy

Head.  Wall.  Head.  Wall.  One of Boogie’s friends – who she has only recently decided she actually likes – has long, curly hair.  And, lo, he is a ‘girly-boy’. 

Honestly, how hard do you have to fight? 

I take some small amount of solace in the fact that this is pure parrotting; when challenged that boys can indeed have long hair, curly hair or both at the same time, she readily agrees.  ‘So he’s not a “girly-boy”, he’s just a boy with long, curly hair then?’  ‘Oh, yes.’ 

It is by these small successes that my life is measured.


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Feminist. Loud-mouth. Sometimes those two are linked. Sometimes not. View all posts by MistressofBoogie

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