Q: What is something about the LGTBQ+ community that straight people would struggle the most understanding? Why do cis people get weird about misgendering pets?

What is something about the LGTBQ+ community that straight people would struggle the most understanding? The pervasiveness of cisgender heteronormativity. Being cisgender and heterosexual are presumed to be the default so strongly that when LGBTQ+ people defy those expectations, they are frequently met with hostility and sometimes even violence. How often do you hear someone... Continue Reading →

Passing lane ahead!

A person successfully and convincingly presenting themselves as a cisgender member of a gender they were not assigned at birth is called "passing". Passing is a complicated and controversial topic, partly because of the issues that it raises for both those who can and cannot pass. It's also a philosophical issue, a safety issue, and a social issue (and a variety of other categories).

Gender Identities

Since we don't live in a perfect world, we have gender. And, being humans who like to categorize and make things fit into tidy little boxes, we group and put labels on things.

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