Category Archives: Discrepancies

Good Dog Bad Dog

I came across a comic strip called “Explaining the Transgender Experience.” It starts off with: “Let’s say that on the day you were born, someone put you in a dog costume and everyone believed you were a dog.” The illustrations … Continue reading

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Trans acceptance where you would least(?) expect it

There’s no disputing the fact that transgender people, like other gender nonconforming groups, are mistreated and the targets of high levels of discrimination, prejudice, and violence, although the discrimination shown towards them looks more like homophobia and degradation of femininity … Continue reading

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So, which is it?

Trans theorists often use terms like “brain sex” and “mental map” to articulate different aspects of transgender experience. “Brain sex” is used to assert that everybody has an innate, a biologically determined gender identity (hmm). Studies about gray matter and … Continue reading

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