Category Archives: Transphobia and prejudice

What are the odds you’ll stop harassing trans kids? (Gender Analysis)

If you’ll attack a trans kid and her family solely on the basis of your own ignorance, you’re a scumbag. Continue reading

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Feminist analysis: Nothing is ugly, nothing is pretty

The truth is a great many men are raised to speak the language of misogyny and objectification from boyhood onward. Continue reading

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Paul McHugh and the Johns Hopkins gender clinic: The perils of cherry-picking (More Trans, module 2-1)

A decades-old transphobic myth about Johns Hopkins, perpetrated by an unscientific fraud. Continue reading

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Transgender youth fact check: Blaire White is wrong – Part 2: Outcomes

(Explaining why something is wrong can take a very long time! Please be sure to read Part 1 before continuing.) So, someone by the name of Blaire White made a video about gender transition treatment for transgender children and adolescents. And I’m … Continue reading

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Symbol, substance, and tabooing your words, part 2: answers (More Trans, module 1-2)

Previously: Gender reasoning exercises: Symbol, substance, and tabooing your words (module 1-1) In the previous episode, we reviewed some simple Less Wrong techniques for forcing yourself to look beyond an individual term for a concept, and consciously think about the actual … Continue reading

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