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What is Male Privilege and Transmisogyny?

“Being a transman, they actually put you at the top . Especially if you are straight. You are perceived as a completely cisgender man. So if you really want to know the sad, heartbreaking and painful experiences, I think you should speak to transwomen.” – Rocky* 607 more words

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The Top 6 Things You Need to Stop Saying to Trans* Folks Right Now.

You claim to be an ally of the trans* community or even a friend of an actual trans* person or two. Still, you have your concerns and, rather than use Google like the rest of us, you think to yourself, “why not use the wonderful and bottomless educational resource that is my very own trans* community?” Why not, indeed. 1,277 more words

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What You're Actually Saying When You Ignore Someone's Preferred Gender Pronouns

It can’t be emphasized enough: Coming out as transgender or any variation thereof is downright terrifying. It is often met with criticism, resistance, and invalidation. When I came out to friends, it felt like the world was crashing down all around me. 1,795 more words

why swedish toys r us is doing it right and gender roles

Take a look at these adverts:

That’s normal, you might be thinking. Nerf guns are typically for boys, (unless, of course, you’re looking at the new range of Nerf  461 more words

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New Chapter, New Beginnings...

Every day is a constant struggle (I’m not going to sugar coat it) but with unconditional support of friends and family, it empowers me to be myself around those who don’t accept me or don’t know me. 478 more words

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