I don't have a lot of clean clothes to wear to a social outing tomorrow.
If I wear the clothes I don't like, I'll look unmistakably male (but with long hair).
If I wear the clothes I do like, I won't be able to use gendered restrooms.
I considered just saying "to heck with it" and overtly presenting as female, meaning wearing makeup and prosthetics. But if I do that, I run the risk of being identified as a trans woman, whether by my voice slipping, my appearance not being perfect, or a clueless acquaintance outing me.
(Content note: Transphobia and anatomy.)
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