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Photo by Mads Holm

Photo by Mads Holm

extract from johanne bille’s elastic, tr. sherilyn hellberg

Why should it matter whether you’re born with a dick or a cunt? Mathilde said. She lit another cigarette and talked about emancipation and stigma. Her voice was strong in a way I hadn’t heard before. Suddenly, I felt light and airy. Her words were like hundreds of helium balloons tied to my feet, my knees, my shoulders, my ears.
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