Posts Tagged ‘for the uninformed’

As a note, this is a general statement for folks with privilege in a given area. Which means it probably applies to you even if the specific examples given below don’t because you lack those privileges. Don’t get hung up on the details, think of the message. I consider this a For The Uninformed post, […]

This post was originally published Sept 11, 2009 here. crossposted on The Transadvocate and Deeply Problematic Privilege is a nasty thing. It steals perspective, traps us in mindsets and views that make it near impossible to comprehend what a marginalized person is going through. It is, invariably, the worst obstacle facing any ally of any […]

This post was originally published Sept 10, 2009 here. Comedy. Humor. Jokes. These things make us laugh, giggle, chortle, and guffaw. Their implicit design is to make life easier to deal with, better and more enjoyable. Having a wide span of humor is a wonderful thing in life because it makes it possible to get […]

This post was originally published August 17, 2009 here. I also guest posted this one on Deeply Problematic. Much thanks to RMJ for letting me rant in her space. XD I thought I was going to wait on this one till tomorrow, but then I read through one of the most clear, beautifully written posts […]

This post was originally published August 15, 2009 here. For those that remember the last post about people finding cisgendered offensive based on some of the most fallacious and stupid reasoning applicable, don’t forget, trans people are just as capable of fallacious silliness. When in comes to fallacious arguments and pseudoscience, no one does it […]

This post was originally published May 09, 2009 here. As a note: Dysphoria when it pertains to my body structure is something I now refer to as dissonance, as per the suggestions of several other trans activists who feel the word better describes the feeling of disconnect. This post has been edited slightly to remove […]