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Changing Gender

Photo: Transgender couple

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Sometimes defining one's gender isn't easy. Ashley and Tony are happily married, however, when they first met and fell in love, Ashley was a man…and Tony was a woman. Chris Tina Bruce calls herself a hybrid - neither male nor female as part of a gender revolution known as “Gender Queer” or “Gender Fuzzy”. Balian is athletic, masculine and would give most male models a run for their money except for one thing - he used to be a woman.