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Tom Gabel Told Us on New Wave That, If Given the Choice, He Would've Been Born a Women

Given yesterday's news that Tom Gabel of Against Me is in transition to become a woman named Laura Jane Grace, this line in the song "Ocean" has become especially poignant: "If I could have chosen, I would have been born a woman / My mother once told me she would have named me Laura." Surprisingly and awesomely, the YouTube comments on the song are supportive and celebratory, praising Laura for being brave and wishing her all the best: Seeing the enormous amount of support for her on Facebook, Twitter, in the Rolling Stone comments and even YouTube comments (which is usually the bottom of the barrel) is just making my heart explode with happiness and hope.
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