finding a label that appears to fit can be a powerful thing

I almost lost a part of myself I was meant to discover by settling with the label assigned to me at birth. When I first heard the terms trans and nonbinary, I felt I finally had words to describe a part of my identity my culture and language were not able to validate. For me, these terms embody the complexity of my gender, which is not my sex assigned at birth, nor can it be exclusively categorized as male or female. I am me