Do you believe the negativity spread about bipolar disorder? The stigma surrounding this disorder leads people to some uninformed, hurtful conclusions. These myths perpetuate a culture that shames people with the disorder and keeps them from seeking help. Let’s tackle some of the prevalent myths so we can talk about making happiness a possibility for everyone.
Thankfully, street harassment as such is increasingly being acknowledged in our society. But we almost always discuss it in terms of how cisgender women are being targeted – without mentioning other groups who are also disproportionally targeted such as trans women, particularly trans women of color. We need to make sure we include them too. Here’s why.
It’s super important to have conversations about sexual boundaries, consent, and desires with your lovers. These conversations keep us safer, but there aren’t many examples for how to respectfully and non-fetishistically have them when your lover is trans. This article provides insight on how to compassionately negotiate sexual dialogue with your trans partner.
One of the most everyday challenging parts of coming out as transgender is the resistance people have to changing the pronouns they use. Sure, some slip-ups are understandable at first. But when people actively refuse to use your pronouns, then that’s a whole other story. Here are ten things that this refusal actually signifies to the trans person.