So, cis people – what do you want to know?

Posted: March 26, 2013 in All Things Trans

a gentleman and a scholar

EDIT: Answers up now under the ‘trans questions answered’ tag

 

I’ve been thinking of doing this post for a while, and the outpouring of support from cis people in the wake of the Moore/Burchill transphobia awfulness made me think that this is as good a time as any. From doing outreach work as an activist, and from the public position of being a performer, I’ve heard from many cis people who want to be as supportive of and knowledgeable about trans issues as they can be, but don’t know where to start – and are worried about asking in case they inadvertently cause distress or hurt. Thank god for an internet full of resources – but those resources can be hard to find when you don’t know where to start.

 

I’d said this before, as a teacher, and I think it’s worth saying again – we can’t expect…

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