The inevitable, regrettable post about genitalia

Posted: March 26, 2013 in All Things Trans

a gentleman and a scholar

 

Oh, deep sighs, dear readers – I really was hoping that I wouldn’t have to write about this. Because hoping has always been so good to me. So, onwards…

 

I’ve had several conversations this week that have touched on this subject, one way or another. Either trans people commiserating and sharing war stories, or cis people being – deliberately clueless. I wanted to ask – if you’re trans, do you find that being constantly asked about your genitalia is one of the worst, or at least most irritating prejudices you come up against? And cis people – have you ever asked those questions? And, if so – dear lord, why? Why?

 

A fair number of my friends and family can’t quite believe that it happens, and certainly not with the frequency that it does. I wish it didn’t. But from being groped in clubs, to having my…

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