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Blaire White: disguising dishonesty as objectivity

by Penny Robo Oh, dear. Now this is something which has been talked about in multiple videos, but this particular subject is the gift that keeps on giving, and I feel there’s room for a different approach to the same … Continue reading

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Fresh trans myths of 2017: “rapid onset gender dysphoria”

See also: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria”: What a hoax diagnosis looks like If, like me, you make a habit of trawling through the darker side of opinion pieces on trans issues, you might have come across a peculiar new term: … Continue reading

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Identifying with a gender vs. reaffirming gender stereotypes

Previously: Transition as gender freedom One common criticism leveled at trans people is an objection to the particular way in which trans women embody their womanhood in appearance and mannerisms. We’re frequently generalized as being “stereotypically” feminine or enacting an … Continue reading

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Reclaiming our transgender sexualities

Consider this: How do you feel sexy when half of the country thinks you rape people in public bathrooms? As a trans woman, it’s staggering to think about just how much of my sexual existence has been defined and circumscribed … Continue reading

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Lisa Selin Davis’ Child Is (Not) Transgender

By Heather McNamara Lisa Selin Davis would like us to know that her daughter is not transgender. Her daughter is a tomboy thankyouverymuch. Lisa would like us to know that she is super tolerant and loves it that her daughter … Continue reading

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