Imagine gender as a planet.
All people grow up somewhere on that planet, most in Ladyland or in Manlandia. Lots of people are comfortable where they’re born and stay in that same area their whole lives. Some people, though, are citizens of Manlandia but are born in Ladyland. Just like in the real world, you can’t tell someone’s citizenship by looking at them, it’s very personal. As we get older we may want to move to a place where we are more comfortable.
cisgender If you’re most comfortable in the gender you were assumed at birth, that’s called cisgender.transgender Anyone who lives outside their expected gender land, crossing state lines, so to speak, could be said to be transgender.There’s a lot more to explore in there, be sure to check out the high-res and zoom about. Everything quoted and attributed is an actual survey response from our ongoing research.Enjoy and please share any comments/critiques here in the comments (it’s less likely we’ll find it on your own blog, though please do share it there also).-MelPS- just in case you were not aware, this is part of a 70-page book on gender called, simply, the GENDER book. It is made by a couple of queers in Texas with a lot of help from a big, beautiful community. So try to be kind.
i have this conversation with my mum at least once a week, i’m almost 30. -_-
HEY YOU! You can do it! Fight Back!
I’m so in love with being alive. I’m in love with the space I take up in this world. I’m fat and free.
#1BillionRising #Hooping #rape #rapeculture #survivor #totalbadass
Well, it’s that special time of year again…the hell that is Valentine’s Day.
You’d think that a holiday that celebrates
would be super
but, instead, when you’re uncoupled it’s more like
So instead I planned a big Valloween Party! A dress up party for all…
#This is not a book
I’m really enjoying #This is not a book