Masculinity: Assumed and Assigned

mas·cu·lin·i·ty ˌmaskyəˈlinədē/ noun possession of the qualities traditionally associated with men. “handsome, muscled, and driven, he’s a prime example of masculinity” synonyms: virility, manliness, maleness, machismo, vigor, strength, muscularity, ruggedness, robustness; informaltestosterone “he’s the picture of masculinity” Masculinity is an interesting thing, for me as a transman masculinity the actual word has become meaningless. Reason for this is that I don’t fit into…