Times I’ve Been Mistaken for a Girl

For those who don’t adhere 100% to the intensely restrictive gender roles prescribed by society: this is the poem for you.

Watch as hip hop artist and poet Alex Dang describes the many times he’s been misgendered by the people around him–including family, friends, and strangers–just because he existed in a way that didn’t make sense to them.

Alex Dang is a writer, rapper, and poet from Portland, Oregon. Check out his work on his Facebook page, or purchase it here!