From Necklaces and Hair Ribbons to Bow Ties and Brylcreem, or The Tale of Sherlock's Transition

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fan Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
As a little boy, Sherlock never had felt at ease having had a wardrobe consisting of frilly and lacy girlishness.
He was a boy, not a girl, though nobody else seemed to realise it; at a young age, able to take no more of being expected to act like a young lady, Sherlock takes matters into his own hands and attempts to start to become the lad he's always known himself to be.

How will his family handle this shock? And, how will he handle it? You will learn this only by clicking the title, dear reader...

Table of Contents

Chapter One

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Chapter Text Gender. It all seems to be so simple a matter at first glance; one is either born male or female, and that is that. ... Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: August 19, 2017

It was hours before Sherlock's parents had come up to his room. Sherlock hadn't dared leave, thinking perhaps he was grounded and not w... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Chapter Text 'The sanitorium?' Mrs. Holmes asked in hushed tones, thinking it an extreme measure to take. 'I thought you'd just call ... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Chapter Text 'I don't want to go.' Sherlock said nervously, unable to keep his fear away. 'I want to stay home.' His mother pressed... Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Sherlock was left in the care of a group of nuns, and a handful of doctors whose experience was geared entirely toward diseases of the mi... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: August 19, 2017

The first few days had been a literal nightmare; the medication he'd had injected twice daily had kept him in a state of near constant sl... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: August 19, 2017

As the days went by slowly, Sherlock was subjected to schedule of numerous 'therapies' designed to 'fix' him - some of them were plain ri... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Chapter Text 'Oh, my goodness!' A shocked Mrs. Holmes gasped after clapping eyes on her son, who had been brought to the visitation r... Read Chapter

Chapter Nine

Submitted: August 19, 2017

It had taken some time for Sherlock to recuperate as much as he would; his mother, guiltridden and worried, had tried to help her son to ... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Chapter Text Mr. Holmes had left most of his things behind, having come rather late at night to pack a single suitcase and leave, all... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: August 19, 2017

Sherlock Holmes became the world's only consulting detective, finding himself providing support to the local police force due to his impr... Read Chapter