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Neutrois Sam, who thinks their mother must have already known their gender identity when she gave them their name – she admits that she knew when they were quite young (although neither of them had the words for it at the time) but not before they were born.
Sam, who makes sure that the VA is welcoming to non binary and trans folks and makes sure there’s always a few leaflets about gender identity on hand for if they’re needed.
Neutrois Sam, who hated the macho culture of the military.
Sam, who always had difficulty finding a partner who would respect their gender identity until they met Riley.
They were worried when they got back in to help Steve that they would find themself back in that macho culture without Riley’s support, but thankfully they were wrong.