I’ve already blogged this before but it basically sums up my entire philosophy much better than I ever could so here we are.
I found this at the LGBTQA resource at my school and I think it’s so cool!
Like. You people remember the agender kid that got set on fire for wearing a skirt and being DMAB. If you’re going to talk about nonbinary dressing femininely you should probably mention DMAB people being like. Murdered. and not just DFAB people being called transtrenders or whatever.
An infographic created by my friend to quickly spread the word on the non offensive way to write trans woman.
If you don’t know why the other variations are crossed out please do some research on your own. Various trans women have written numerous posts about why they are harmful to trans women.
But, question, it still can be the Trans* community, yes? Or do I need to rethink how I conceptualize that for people (and myself…)
I found a post in my liked posts that may help explain why the asterisk is a problem (I hope the link works)
and to queertheoryissexy if you don’t want this advertised then please let me know and I can take it down
You’re good! Also feel free to link to my other post about the ethics of inclusion and coalition within a trans movement, and why trans politics needs to be coalitional politics, not liberal inclusive politics.
I’m glad you found my post helpful!
this is important and more people need to understand this
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say it with me:
makeup is gender neutral
I whispered “makeup is gender neutral” out loud on the train and the guy next to me looked at me weird but then whispered “fuck yea” back
if you accept well passing trans people but make fun of trans people who are either early on in their transition or just dont live up to your standards then your gross
or like yaknow, trans people that don’t want to “medically transition,” something this group fails to include
Or that one is “GIVING” a voice to a marginalized person. Which is very problematic as well. Having a voice is different to not being heard.
What isn’t cultural appropration:
• Trying/eating/making a culture’s food
• Listening to that culture’s music
• Watching that culture’s movies
• Reading that culture’s books
• Appreciating that culture’s art
• Wearing that culture’s clothing IF in a setting where that culture is…