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“I don’t understand how you actually have a round butt and big boobs. I mean, you’re Asian for crying out loud!”
When the President of the Board of Directors of a start-up, non-profit, public health NGO calls the office line, I answer.
Him:: Can we expect to see you at tonight’s event?
Him:: I’m sure you’re going to get dressed up very nicely.
Before the conversation ends, he asks me to relabel 50 business cards, because he forgot to grab some before boarding the train. I not only *dressed up very nicely* for the event, but was the only staff member to work the event-in below-freezing temperatures to boot.
Here’s to being the only 20-something year old female in the work place.
“All of the ‘independent women’ I knew eventually settled down and got married. Your instinct will kick in soon.”
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.