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Title: A Residence for Friendless Ladies

Author: Alice Sola Kim

Published in: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2015

Description, by Lois Tilton [Locus]: "This one begins with strong suggestions of sexuality politics, but in fact it’s old-fashioned horror. Our narrator, self-identifying as a male, was born into a particularly curvaceous female body. When his boarding school took note of the effects of hormones he was dropping, they informed his parents, who planned to send him to a punitive institution. His only refuge is with his grandmother at her eponymous home, a place halfway between residence and reformatory, where he’s forced into skirts and makeup, and taken off testosterone. But the really bad thing, even worse than his body getting its period again, is the house itself, which swallows people...."

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