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Week Thirty-nine: Amanda Kasper

How did you learn what it meant to be a man/woman?  I cannot make you understand I cannot make anyone understand What is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself. -Franz Kafka In Judaism, I became a woman when I turned 13, and was Bat Mitzvah’ed at our local temple. After years … Continue reading

Week Thirty-nine: Kathy Benson

How did you learn what it meant to be a man/woman? One of the things that I love about The Today Voice and likewise our editor/prompt writer/muse Peter Combs is how this experience challenges me to explore topics and questions that I might not otherwise write about.  Some weeks I can’t wait to tackle the … Continue reading

Week Thirty-nine: Peter Combs

How did you learn what it meant to be a man/woman? I don’t really know. I don’t think there was ever one way that I learned what it means to be a man. I also don’t believe that I’ve finished learning (and have a high suspicion that I never will). As with all things, there … Continue reading

Week Thirty-nine: Brian B. Baker

How did you learn what it meant to be a man/woman? This topic has come to mean different things in the last nine years since my son arrived, and my daughter five years later. The last year has been where I’ve made the greatest strides in self-discovery though. I’ve always been looking for my way … Continue reading

Week Thirty-nine: Bridget Scoville

How did you learn what it meant to be a man/woman? The prompt this week was really tough. I started more than one conversation about learning what it means to be a man/woman. I got extremely different answers. One said that for them it was an iterative process – learned what it meant, was proven … Continue reading