Shedding Light on Intersex
As a child named Steve, Lynnell says she was very effeminate and preferred playing with dolls and jump ropes to "boy things." Because of that, she was teased and called names. Then, in puberty, Lynnell started to grow breasts. "The doctors said, 'You're a guy.' My mother said, 'You're a guy.' But my body's like, 'No, that doesn't make sense.'"