Understanding the non-binary transgender experience

  1. It is imposed upon a person by someone else.
  2. It is designed to invalidate and erase someone else’s identity.
  3. It is intended to denigrate another human being.
  4. It implies that non-binary people have it easier than trans men and trans women, or that non-binary people don’t really experience gender dysphoria, and propagates the myth that their non-binary identity is a “choice”.”
  1. Erasure of a rape victim’s experiences.
  2. Erasure of suicidal thoughts and feelings, as “attention seeking”.
  3. Erasure of those suffering depression, as “lazy”.
  4. Erasure of those with weight troubles, as “weak willed”.
  5. Erasure of systemic racism, “all lives matter”.
  6. Erasure of bisexual or pansexual attraction, “just pick a side!”
  7. Erasure of trans men or trans women, as “delusional” or “mentally ill”, not “real men” or “real women”.
  8. Erasure of non-binary people, “there’s only two genders”.

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Dana Pham

Dana Pham

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Trans ⚧️ and Anglo-Catholic ✝️ | Liberal Arts student @notredameaus | phenomenologist | social media content curator | all opinions expressed here are my own