A Question to Stop Asking Trans People – Now

“Dear people who are neither my doctor or my lover…”

If you’re cisgender, meaning you identify with the gender you were assigned at birth, you might have some questions about what it means to be transgender.

So how do you find answers? By reading some informative resources written by trans folks? Perhaps watching a video featuring trans people sharing about their experiences?

Or by asking trans people invasive questions?

This comic shuts down one of the worst – and unfortunately, most common – questions that trans people get. It’s an important message to keep in mind.

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism


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Barry Deutsch creates political cartoons with the help of his supporters on Patreon. He also creates Hereville, a comic about an 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl who wants to fight monsters, and (with Becky Hawkins) SuperButch, a comic about a lesbian superhero in the 1940s. Check out his blog and follow him on Twitter and on Tumblr.

Grace Annam is a speaker and consultant on trans issues, and a writer/blogger at Alas, a Blog. She has over 21 years of experience as a police officer and a lifetime of experience as a trans woman.