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Against Me! singer to change gender even though America can’t handle the idea of gay marriage

by | 10th, May 2012

WHILE half of America shouts loudly about how much it hates the gays, it is with unimaginable bravery that Against Me! singer, Tom Gabel, announces that after years of living with gender dysphoria for years, he is to become she and start living life as Laura Jane Grace.

Gender dysphoria is not a laughing matter (despite the hooting that surrounded Lady GaGa’s non-penis) and changing your sex is surely one of the most difficult decisions a human can make. Yet, you can almost hear the catcalls from those who are steadfast in their unwillingness to understand the situation.

Over the next few years, the Against Me! singer will begin hormone treatment to begin the process of changing gender. The clues were in Gabel’s work already, singing: “If I could have chosen, I would have been born a woman/ My mother once told me she would have named me Laura/ I’d grow up to be strong and beautiful like her.”

And while this decision has got nothing to do with anyone but Gabel and family, there’ll be cries of ‘abomination’ and ‘freak’, because obviously, what someone else does with their body is everyone else’s business. Of course, there’ll be suspicions too that this decision

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