[LMB] Trans issues (not entirely OT:)

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 17:05:20 BST 2014


On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 4:31 PM, Lucy Chubb <lucy at chubb.wattle.id.au> wrote:

>
>
> I've been following the research in this area for the last 6 or 7 years...
> there are some definitions that might help this discussion. (There is a
> lot of
> misleading stuff on the internet in this area.)
>
>
<snip definitions>

>         Gender identity and gender role are often lumped together and
> confused.
>
> > ... , but I often wonder whether
> > transgender people would feel the same if our society progressed to a
> point
> > where our two(ish) biological sexes were truly equal. If you're allowed
> to
> > be who you want to be without gender even being an issue, what would
> happen?
>
> The short answer is.. it depends.
>
>
Best answer ever.
"All the answers - for sure - without doubt" don't really exist, and when
someone gives a 'definitive' answer and has to defend it, arguments ensue.
And since everyone is wrong about something, the argument lasts forever and
a day. Bleah.

Sylvia


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