The Life of Alexis Perkins

The Life of Alexis Perkins

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May 8th, 2017, 11:00 am

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EmilyAnnCoons, May 7th, 2017, 1:50 am

A few days later, Alexis still is not talking. However, Elisa is learning to understand her despite this. While shopping, Alexis finds some cute clothes she likes, but when she looks to the changing room, she sees someone watching. She is concerned about going into the female dressing room in her current state, but Elisa helps her out.

You know, even though I wrote this myself... it still is really an emotional thing for me whenever I see these pages for the first time. It really surprises me that something I wrote was drawn this beautifully. Also, this particular scene is really emotional for me... I honestly cry whenever I read these few pages in the scripts.

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CuteDress&TwinPonytails, May 13th, 2017, 8:31 am

This panel has more significance than what you realize, Emily, because what you have written about is actually playing out IRL. Although being vilified by AFA, AFR Radio, and One-News-Now ( designated Hate Groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center, and other trans advocacy groups ), Target and other retailers are now implementing programs at their stores to accommodate trans*people like Alexis. Such things as gender-neutral restrooms, access to dressing rooms of one's correct gender, addressing customers with their correct names and pronouns, and many other improvements are now being facilitated at all of the retail stores.

BTW---Now we know where Alexis got her My Little Pony T-shirt that she wears all the time now. ( I don't think that Alexis is ready for a yellow, strapless sundress or cocktail dress, but that is for her to decide for herself. )