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Take the Trans “Sense of Community” Survey!

in Cristan Williams/Featured

Take the survey here   For some time, I’ve seen and heard subjective assertions like: I love the trans community! I hate the trans community! There is no such thing as a trans community! I wish the trans community was stronger where I live! So… Is there a trans community? Strangely, quantitative research complementing existing ethnographic…

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Tracking Transgender: The Historical Truth

in Cristan Williams/Featured

Why and when did transsexual people begin calling themselves transgender? According to some internet memes transsexuals began self-identifying as transgender due to a vast global plot by crossdressers1,2 . According to this conspiracy, transsexuals by the millions were forced by the media3, through a cunning application of crossdresser colonization 4 to start using the term “transgender” sometime in the…

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I Hate Separatists?

in Cristan Williams

While I’m guilty of hating hate, of being intolerant towards intolerance and of having evil intentions towards evil, I’ve no personal issue with Separatists as people. As I’ve said several times, I’m not invested in what someone else chooses to call themselves or whether they want to be part of any movement or community. I…

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More Separatist Crap

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I just read a sad little rant by a TS Separatist: “I see the T in lgbt as being a dumping zone, a miscelaneous, really in my view, the T is a junk drawer, an oubliette if you will. The T can stand for MEN who wear women’s clothes for reasons of sexual arousal, it…

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Where Will You Be for the Transgender Day of Remembrance?

in Featured/Jennifer Carr

In the past I’ve held a quiet, personal vigil at home on November 20th for the Transgender Day of Remembrance instead of attending any of the memorial events hosted in my city & around the world. The very thought was too soul-crushing really. When friends asked me to an event last November I couldn’t even…

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