A Boy Named Lu? Our First-Grader’s Gender Journey So Far

My child was born with a vagina. Maybe he’ll always have one. Maybe he’s not a he. Maybe next year he’ll “be a girl again.” Maybe, maybe, maybe.

His last haircut came with these instructions: “I want it bald at the bottom; then prickly; and spiky on top.” Spot-on description from a six-year-old if you ask me.

This is his third high-and-tight haircut. As a four-and-a-half-year-old “girl,” she started asking for the first — a hairdo like her preschool friend Emmett’s — in the spring of 2015. I didn’t rush out…