xyxrebellion-deactivated2013011 asked: hey, this is awkward, but i saw you perform your poetry once and it stuck with me and i quoted you on the xyxrebellion blog. i want to give you proper credit, what would you like me to do/say to give this to you?
i feel like waiting is a crucial part of being...
logansteel: i guess it just makes me a little upset to see people that are like, “hey, im trans! and its 3 days later and im on hormones and getting surgery!! yay my life is greattt!!” ok, slight exaggeration, but you know what i mean. maybe its just me, but i think that the waiting and the wanting and thinking about everything is really important. it lets you sort out whats in your brain...
I would like to call out my fellow white trans* and genderqueer folks on some...– TEA POWER!: Trans*Racism, Queer Racism, Quoted from a livejournal, here (the comments are also worthwhile).
A keyword is part of the explanation or meaning of the whole concept, but...– The Labels and Keywords of our Identities — on the advantages of using “keywords”, instead of labels, to describe identities. (via genderqueer)
Drag queens and drag kings are transgender tribal royalty — they bravely go...– Kate Bornstein, “When Bad Movies Happen to Good People” http://out.com/detail.asp?id=26757 (via xxboy) (via genderqueer) I posted a link to the review on the blog, check it out :) (via pansexualpride) (via fuckyeahtrannies) I love how, in this article, Kate Bornstein continuously calls GLAAD...
I'm working on the Trans Bodies Trans Selves...
I think I’ll probably post some of my responses. They’re really long. I’m pretty long-winded, but I think they’re pretty good, and I find them important. you should do it too: http://www.transbodies.com/Survey.html
kimclit: “Beyond the Binary: How Shall I Describe My Body?” guesswhatsvegan: “Female bodied” or “male bodied” are common phrases in my trans arsenal, ones I use frequently but have been feeling more and more uncomfortable with recently. It took reading this article to help me articulate why I dislike the terms. To call myself, a trans guy, “female bodied” reinforces cultural...
I never seem to know how to start these things, so here we go: My name is Enoch, most people call me Ian. I identify as a makeup-wearing, hyper-feminine, female-bodied, male-centered, genderfucked androgyne with a passion for facial hair and high-heeled shoes. I recognize that many of these terms hold different meanings for different people. I love that about them, and am very conscious of why I...