Ana had a 4-year old son when I met her and I had no issues with that. Then I learned that this child’s other mother had declared to the world that he was female at the age of three. At first, I couldn’t fathom that it was anything so terrible. Our green city was hip after all, and the environment with which to raise children was considered excellent.
Then, I met little Paulo and my coherent, liberal, confident mind was instantly rattled. This was no transgender girl.