Introductions

"Mark, this is Alexa. Alexa, this is Mark."

"Pleased to meet you," she says.

"Pleased to meet you," I say. "You're very tall," I add.

"Thanks, I get that a lot," she says. "What's your shirt about?"

I look down at myself, to be reminded that today is the day I chose to wear my new custom "LATE-ONSET GENDER DYSPHORIA IN MALES IS NOT AN INTERSEX CONDITION, YOU LYING BASTARDS" T-shirt.

"Oh, that's the name of my favorite rock group," I say. "They're from Canada. You probably haven't heard of them."