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Hi there, our son with autism is 19 and over the last 6 months has expressed his discomfort at being a man. He’s also been shaving his legs, borrowing my clothing and doing workouts designed to improve his butt! At first we thought it was a phase brought on by watching YouTubes etc. He’s always been very masculine so it seemed out of character. He’s never wanted to wear feminine clothing, always played with typical boy toys, dress ups were of male characters. But I am not going to dismiss what he’s saying. I’m proud that he’s had the courage to say something. I want to support him gently.
What I am asking is if anyone else out there can share experience in this area and if there are any communities he can link up with to help him navigate through? We are based in Norfolk.
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