The idea for this post came to me while reading Making Sense of “Bad English”: An Introduction to Language Attitudes and Ideologies by Elizabeth Peterson. One of the major points of the book is that those who do not use standardize English are discriminate for their use of “bad” English. But, clearly those who most […]
Read More Why is the language used by Women so Often denigrated
This post will focus on the concept of personhood, and how it figures into moral regard. Further it will be explored how this ties together with being a transgender or gender diverse person, who are often denied personhood from those who hold transphobic views, especially religious bigots and those feminists who deny transgender persons existence. […]
Read More Personhood and Being a Transgender Person
Why the question mark? Because some people belief it is a cause for cissexism in our world, and promote the notion to get rid of it. Some seek to “blow” it away with gender bending expression. You will find some of them populating queer movement groups.1 I am not writing from this perspective. But, I […]
Read More The Gender Binary?
“So I’m trans but my parents don’t know and Every Time the topic comes up they say some horrible stuff that makes me afraid and anxious. It even causes me doubt about if I’m trans They say a lot of trans people are not trans since there’s a lot more than back when they were […]
Read More A Little of Countering Transphobia