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Can you be transgender if you don’t have dysphoria? A note on the ever-growing discourse within the trans community
There is no short answer here, but the most important factor to consider is the discourse about what dysphoria is and what it means to have dysphoria, as well as what it means to be transgender.
For as long as I can remember, I have been much more masculine than feminine. However the vast majority of my friends (and all of my close friends) are fairly feminine women. Of course I have no issue with this, but occasionally this can present issues and complications that were unforeseen to me prior to coming out. There are three main issues; misgendering, dysphoria and a lack of male friends.
Trigger warnings: Misgendering, transphobia, transphobic language RuPaul is arguably one of the most famous drag queens in the history of the art. This is in part due to his television series RuPaul’s Drag Race, in which up incoming drag...
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What is a community? Well, in my eyes it’s a group of people with something in common, whether that be where they live, how they live, or an identity that they share. The word ‘community’ is often synonymous with friendship, loyalty and kinship. Yet, within...
The top three forms of subtle transphobia that get to me! (Contains mentions of self-harm, transphobia and suicide)