International Transgender Day of Visibility March 31

I totally agree with all of this.

kajeharper

man-womanfaces One of the biggest threats to the LGBTQ community is the ignorance of those who are outside it. And even some within it.

Gender-spectum individuals – trans and genderfluid and agender and bigender and other non-cis folk – are at the highest risk. They are represented in the public mind by a very small number of individuals (and not always well-represented.)

I saw a post recently from a random guy who claimed that he only hung out with “real men” and was sure he didn’t know anyone trans. Well, perhaps he should read about Kristin Beck – a transwoman with a 20-year career as a Navy SEAL. While her teammembers were on active duty around the world with Senior Chief Beck, they probably would have claimed not to know any trans individuals either. (http://www.beck4congress.us/about.html)

So many people don’t see gender-spectum individuals as ordinary people living side by side with them…

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Author/Reader of M/M fiction in the realms of fantasy, science fiction and murder-mystery.
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One Response to International Transgender Day of Visibility March 31

  1. Kaje says:

    ❤ Thanks for posting it.

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