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I think I’ve always known that I might not be entirely… normal in the gender department. Purely by fluke, I seem to have grown up hitting milestones in my personal life (in regards to gender diversity) which correlated to the milestones North American pop culture was hitting at the same time. 1,307 more words
Perhaps I was a little naive last June in thinking that my foreignness trumped my gender identity. As the months have worn on, I’ve learned a lot about how my gender is read in Korea–and what power or peril such reading puts me in. 1,222 more words
*Originally posted on Facebook in June 2016.
The gender-variant people of many indigenous and pre-colonial cultures, whom we (in the West) would consider trans, non-binary, and/or gender non-conforming, historically served as spiritual mediums and healers (don’t call them that, though, because the word “transgender” wasn’t invented until the 1990s — to call them that would be imperialist). 134 more words