Gender norms are really hard, but are much easier to deal with when we learn we’re not alone. When we can talk openly about the pressures we’re feeling, and realize that those pressures don’t have to control their lives, we can start figuring out ways to resist them.
What do trans people mean when they talk about "passing privilege"? And is it always a privilege?
I'm a gay trans guy, and there's this one boy, N, who misgenders me constantly. He's bi, and I know it's not intentional--he says sorry after he does it, even though I have to correct him myself. However, he misgenders me literally every time he talks in third person, and it's incredibly annoying and insulting....
There are lots of safe and fun ways to explore gender expression while you figure out who you are. So let's have at it!
We've got more genders that you can shake a stick at in Trans Summer School, but what goes with who, where, when, and how?
Experiencing a little gender confusion? We know the feeling. In Trans Summer School, we'll give you the big scoop about trans and otherwise gender nonconforming people, and answer your questions about the wide world of gender.
Gender identity can be complicated, and often people who are questioning aren't comfortable in that space - but it's a totally valid place to be.
What do you do in dating when one person is trans and one is cisgender?
My boyfriend is transexual and often likes to express it. I'm completely fine with this kind of lifestyle but I find myself becoming nervous/distant when he brings it up too much. How should I become more comfortable with it? ...