What is a tomboy? I find that people are either very specific in their answers, or very vague and not really sure. I find this even among other tomboys. I know girls who do hair, make-up, dress up, but play rugby. Are they tomboys?
I personally have short hair, live in cargo shorts and t-shirts, do not wear make-up and fight mma as my retirement sport from rugby. Oh, and I’m almost 38 and have 2 kids and a husband.
I have tomboy friends who are gay and dress in men’s wear, and those who dress girly.
I don’t think there really is one kind of tomboy. I suspect it is just a word to describe a woman that isn’t really girly.
It doesn’t make us less feminine. I still have all the bits and pieces of a female, so I couldn’t be more or less feminine. I still have two xx chromosomes. I am a female regardless of how many tackles I make.
So what is a tomboy, then? Please take the time to take the poll and let me know what you think a tomboy really is. I’m curious to know, because I do not believe it can realy be defined. I have kept it basic on purpose, or you can fill in your own idea.