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On Becoming a Woman

By Qalonymos ben Qalonymos, 1322

Written by Jewish philosopher and translator Qalonymus ben Qalonymus ben Meir in the fourteenth century, this poem has been embraced by some in the LGBT+ Jewish community as an expression of gender dysphoria and transgender identity, who suggest that the poet may have been a trans woman.

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