Transgender Identity

Posted: July 23, 2009 in Autogynephilia 2008

I like the color combos on this one. Teal and hotpink on top, blood red and baby blue on the bottom.
The hot pink shirt cost $10 and comes from the young women’s section of Old Navy. They had lots of other nice colors too.

Definition: Transgender Politics
identity politics between different gender-variant minorities.
politics of The Term Transgender as an expansionary umbrella term.

July 23 2009
I have been thinking a lot about the rift between the transexual community and the genderqueer community over Gender Identity Disorder. As a Gender Abolitionist I find the whole concept of GID horrific and pathologizing. But, I find that a lot of Trans people actually identify as people born with a disorder which was ‘fixed’ by medical transition.It comes down to a view of gender as Social Construction versus a view of gender as a code by DNA. These worldviews are fundamentally incompatible, but there is rarely discussion of this.


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