Nobody’s « Cis »

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The whole cis project collapses at this point, and so does the trans project. It’s not popular to say so, but where this leaves us is a place where trans people are folks who just really want to be the opposite sex and be perceived by others as the opposite sex. Or if not the opposite sex, then some hybrid or imaginary sex other than the one they were born to. No universal inner truth. No mystical essence. Just a heartfelt wish, one that requires our sympathy, if not our agreement that it can be realized.(…) »

Pesky fly on the wall account of a MermaidsTM « training session » _ introducing the « Genderbread Person »

« Michael Conroy is a UK profeminist activist who has an outfit called « Men At Work ». Someone from this group  surreptiously attended a training session given to students and teachers by someone from the transactivist MERMAIDS lobby and recorded the proceedings, trying to challenge the b-s now and then. Women from the awesome MUMSNET network helped with the transcription. »

« I thought I was transgender »

“I thought I was transgender” by Émilie Dubreuil, Société Radio-Canada, May 13, 2019, unofficial translation   In adolescence, they wanted above anything to change their sex. They started the process, but along the way, some of them realized they hadn’t done so for the right reasons, so they returned to their natal sex. Their personal…

A Name Of One’s Own – Or How Women Became the Second Sex of the Second Sex –

« The bottom line here is that if you don’t agree with sex being a state of mind, you are infringing on people’s right to exist. Sorry, but this doesn’t make sense. It goes without saying that transgender people deserve respect, human rights and an end to violence and discrimination. But this does not mean that being born female and feeling like a woman as an adult is the same thing. »