Do you know the factors that increase the risk of suicide in trans communities? This info shows that there’s nothing wrong with being trans, but there’s something horribly wrong with the way our culture treats trans people.
Is there a “proper” way to be transgender? You know the answer is no, but is it possible that you’ve bought into some of the social stigmas pressuring trans people to stick to a script? Many parts of our lives, gender identities, and sexuality are left out of socially accepted trans stories. Here they are, out in the open, saying “hell no” to acceptability politics.
The reality of male privilege is well established. There is no question that being female carries a significant “life penalty” with it. There’s no denying that male privilege exists. However, sometimes it feels taboo to ask how far male privilege goes. Who better to ask about it, though, than trans men and women who have lived on both sides of the divide?
Misinformation is the enemy of progressive change and social improvement. And unfortunately, there is a LOT of misinformation about gender confirmation surgery. “They need therapy, not surgery!” “I don’t want to pay for that.” “It’s not like it’s life or death.” These ideas aren’t helping anyone. In fact, they’re harmful to many. So let’s clear up a few misconceptions.