“No cis guys” – no thank you

Posted: March 26, 2013 in All Things Trans

a gentleman and a scholar

I’ve been thinking of the topic of this post for a while, but it all kind of reached a head when I received an invitation to a private party this weekend. Disclaimer: I do believe that individuals and small private groups get to decide their own admissions policy – I frequently hold parties just for my musician friends, because I enjoy sitting round the piano with a bunch of Handel wonks, singing through Messiah. We all have our own biases and sometimes, for better or worse, we just want to roll with them.


So this isn’t a rant about exclusion vs. inclusion – but more about what our categories reveal about us – and what kind of an impact they can make on other people.


This particular event was open to queer people – all queer people, in fact, apart from cis guys. Trans guys were specifically…

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