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August 06, 2013

Male-to-Female Transgender ABCNews Editor Decides He's a Guy After All, Will Switch Back

Don to Dawn to Don.

If this sounds weird, it's not. It's weirder. Apparently he had a bout of amnesia and completely forgot his last fourteen years of living as a (sorta) woman. He actually accused his wife of having faked his gender transformation.

It's kind of like a version of Total Recall you don't really want to see. Quaid, get your ass to Forever 21.

ABC News editor Don Ennis strolled into the newsroom in May wearing a little black dress and an auburn wig and announced he was transgender and splitting from his wife. He wanted to be called Dawn.

But now he says he suffered from a two-day bout of amnesia that has made him realize he wants to live his life again as Don.

“I accused my wife of playing some kind of cruel joke, dressing me up in a wig and bra and making fake ID’s with the name ‘Dawn’ on it. Seriously,” Ennis wrote in an e-mail to friends and colleagues Friday, explaining his shock after he woke up from what he called a “transient global amnesia” last month.

“It became obvious this was not the case once I took off the bra — and discovered two reasons I was wearing one,” he said, referring to his hormone-induced breasts.

I don't understand the part about "accusing his wife." I guess he means by the phone? I can't see her having stuck around through his fourteen years of gender peregrinations.

But if he was calling her on the phone, wouldn't he know that she'd left him, which would imply that years had gone by, which... Eh forget it it's like trying to work out the last scene in Back to the Future.

“I thought it was 1999 . . . and I was sure as hell that I was a man,” Ennis said in the e-mail titled “Not Reportable, Very Confirmed.”

“Fortunately, my memories of the last 14 years have since returned. But what did not return was my identity as Dawn,” said Ennis, who had been wearing lipstick, skirts and heels.

“I am writing to let you know I’m changing my name . . . to Don Ennis. That will be my name again, now and forever. And it appears I’m not transgender after all.

All this email needs is an "And I'm all better now" and a string of uncrackable Zodiac-style codes made up of hermaphroditic stick-figures for an Act 3 and baby we've got a movie.

Corrected: I called him a reporter. He's an editor.

Well, biologically he's an editor. Who knows what he is "in his heart."


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