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29th Oct '16 3:08:37 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* ''Film/Insidious'': One of the featured ghosts in the first film [[spoiler: the Old Lady, turns out to be a man named Parker Crane in the second film, who was horribly abused as a child by his mother into behaving like a girl and suffered because of her issues.]]

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* ''Film/Insidious'': ''Film/{{Insidious}}'': One of the featured ghosts in the first film [[spoiler: the Old Lady, turns out to be a man named Parker Crane in the second film, who was horribly abused as a child by his mother into behaving like a girl and suffered because of her issues.]]
19th Sep '16 11:46:54 PM Mhazard
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* In Afghanistan, girls raised as boys are referred as "[[https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/sep/22/girls-boys-afghanistan-daughters-raised-as-sons-puberty-bacha-posh Becha Posh]]". In Afghanistan, where
a mother of a newborn girl was considered as a disgrace for [[HeirClubForMen not being able to bring a heir to the world]], this practice was to give the girls a higher survival rate. When the Becha Posh hits puberty, they are required to revert back to a ProperLady.

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* In Afghanistan, Afghan girls raised as boys are referred as "[[https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/sep/22/girls-boys-afghanistan-daughters-raised-as-sons-puberty-bacha-posh Becha Posh]]". Posh]]", which means "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin dressed like a boy]]". In Afghanistan, where
where a mother of a newborn girl was considered as a disgrace for [[HeirClubForMen not being able to bring a heir to the world]], this practice was to give the girls a higher survival rate. When the Becha Posh hits puberty, they are required to revert back to a ProperLady.
19th Sep '16 11:45:12 PM Mhazard
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19th Sep '16 11:44:22 PM Mhazard
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* In Afghanistan, girls raised as boys are referred as "[[https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/sep/22/girls-boys-afghanistan-daughters-raised-as-sons-puberty-bacha-posh Becha Posh]]". In Afghanistan, where
a mother of a newborn girl was considered as a disgrace for [[HeirClubForMen not being able to bring a heir to the world]], this practice was to give the girls a higher survival rate. When the Becha Posh hits puberty, they are required to revert back to a ProperLady.
7th Sep '16 6:06:58 AM Shadowgazer
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* ''Film/FourFliesOnGreyVelvet'': The killer is one of Argento's most tortured ones as [[spoiler: she was beaten and mistreated by her father for being a girl and for not acting like a boy. She kept her sex identity intact, but sadly not her sanity. He only managed to make her hate him to pieces. She was so obsessed with revenge against her abusive father that she married Roberto solely because he looked like him and wanted to finally take out her vengeful fantasies.]]
7th Sep '16 5:51:00 AM Shadowgazer
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* ''Film/Insidious'': One of the featured ghosts in the first film [[spoiler: the Old Lady, turns out to be a man named Parker Crane in the second film, who was horribly abused as a child by his mother into behaving like a girl and suffered because of her issues.]]
2nd Sep '16 6:53:59 PM WillKeaton
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* Parodied in Jeremy Hardy's biography on the ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' [[http://www.isihac.net/index.php website]], which claims that what Jeremy's mother really wanted was a holiday, so he was dressed as a caravan until he was six.

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* Parodied in Jeremy Hardy's biography on the ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' [[http://www.isihac.net/index.php website]], website,]] which claims that what Jeremy's mother really wanted was a holiday, so he was dressed as a caravan until he was six.
13th Jul '16 2:43:49 AM PaulA
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* Celeste in the ''Gemini'' books by VCAndrews.

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* In ''Literature/{{Celeste}}'' by Creator/VCAndrews, Celeste in is raised as a girl for the ''Gemini'' books by VCAndrews.first few years, but after her twin brother dies her mother makes her over as a ReplacementGoldfish.
21st Jun '16 7:07:20 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* Gwyndolin of ''Videogame/DarkSoulsI'' was born with an affinity for the moon, and as such was raised as a female.

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* Gwyndolin of ''Videogame/DarkSoulsI'' was born with an affinity for the moon, despite being the child of the Lord of the Sun, and as such was raised as a female.
18th Jun '16 1:31:38 PM LordStarfish
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* Seishirou Tsugumi from ''{{Manga/Nisekoi}}'', was raised as a boy because Claude, her guardian, ''couldn't tell that she was a girl''. She just sorta went along with it because she didn't particularly care. Somehow, despite her now being a teenager with a very obviously female figure, Claude ''still'' thinks she's a boy.
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