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Starbucks employee (male):: What can I get you Sir?
Me (transitioning female to male):: [order]
SE:: Oh I'm sorry Miss.
Me:: Uh...it's sir.
SE:: Here's your coffee MISS sorry again MISS.
My friend thinks I "confused" him. I'm also a college student so if I wasn't sir, I should have at least have been ma'am.
“Do you know what the problem with Australia is? There’s too many fucking Chinese there!”
“Damn, what a waste!”
While whale watching on a touristy boat in Maine, we were having trouble getting close to a whale who kept diving farther away from us. I was standing at the very front of the boat and overheard this exchange between two strangers::
Man #1:: The whale keeps diving away from us and getting farther out. (laughs) It probably thinks we want to mate with it.
Man #2:: It's definitely a female whale, then. It's like, "Get away from me, please, get away from me!"
(They both laugh and Man #2 continues to say things such as, ""Get away from me! Stop coming close!"" in a high pitched, feminine voice)
I am a 20-year-old sexual assault survivor. I felt shocked, worthless, depressed.
“Cool story, babe. Now make me a sandwich.”