Tag Archives: cissexism

Alice Dreger, autogynephilia, and the misrepresentation of trans sexualities (Book review: Galileo’s Middle Finger)

Book review: Galileo’s Middle Finger, by Alice Dreger Table of contents Introduction 1. Background: Blanchard’s sexual typology of trans women 2. Dreger neglects relevant issues faced by trans women 3. Social and cultural factors do not account for the clinical … Continue reading

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Cis world, trans world: interactional gaps (Gender Analysis 13)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Social interactions between trans people and cis people are often fraught with misunderstandings, miscommunications, and confusion on both sides. Even assuming good intentions all around, it’s so easy for us … Continue reading

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How Do You Know What it’s Like to Be…? (Gender Analysis 08)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. As trans people, we’re often asked how we would know what it’s like to be our gender. Trans women are expected to explain how we know what it’s like to … Continue reading

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Trans Passing Tips for Cis People (Gender Analysis 05)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Did you know that parents tend to see newborn boys as larger and newborn girls as smaller, even when they’re the same size? Welcome to Gender Analysis.

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Some Advice on “Passing” (Gender Analysis 04)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. The term “passing” is typically used to describe whether or not a trans person is perceived as noticeably trans. For a trans woman, to “pass” is to be seen as … Continue reading

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