the transohobes love to argue that we make decisions about our bodies because ´we can’t accept / we dislike what we were given’. In reality, we just want to connect & belong. being trans is not about hating who we were, but about loving who we are. trans people don’t ‘hate ourselves’
since I first remember questioning my gender identity, I’ve had to be patient. I’ve had to wait to connect with myself, to see myself, to BE myself. waiting & being patient is something we, as trans people, often have to do. we spend what feels like LIFETIMES being patient. & although intentions may not beContinue reading “LETS STOP TELLING TRANS PEOPLE TO BE PATIENT”
LITERALLY. EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. Whatever your gender, your race, your sexual orientation, your abilities, your size. Your body is beautiful and worthy of your respect & love. Repeat it to yourself again and again and again, if that’s what it takes for you to believe it.
#TRANSGENDERAWARENESSWEEK The first 3 steps to being a trans ally: 1. Listen to & share the voices of trans people! There are SO many accounts on the internet including mine, where trans people are pouring free resources out there for you to learn from. SEEK THEM. Follow at least 5 new accounts this week toContinue reading “AMPLIFY OUR VOICES”
THERE IS NO SURE WAY TO KNOW SOMEONE’S GENDER IDENTITY / PRONOUNS WITHOUT ASKING. PUT YOUR PRONOUNS IN YOUR DAMN BIO!! – normalise sharing & asking for pronouns – stop assuming pronouns based on how you perceive someone’s gender identity. – The more normal it becomes to ask for everyone’s pronouns, regardless of appearance, theContinue reading “PUT YOUR PRONOUNS IN YOUR BIO”