Category Archives: Philosophy and language

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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Stop Calling Trans Women “Male” (Gender Analysis 07)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Calling trans women “male” is like the background noise of transphobia. It comes from many directions, and it’s pretty much constant. On one level, it’s a lazy invalidation of who … Continue reading

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The Gender Axis of Evil (Gender Analysis 02)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Imagine if the light switches in your house turned all your lights on or off at the same time. You flip one switch, all the lights are on. Flip another … Continue reading

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