[My main Tumblr can be found over at myasphyxiatedmind]
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My name is: Michelle, but most people call me Dark online.
My gender-pronouns are: They/them/their.
I am: 26 years old, a feminist, liberal, an atheist, an omnivore, and an ISFJ.
The Feminist: Intersectional, body positive, pro-choice, and sex positive.
My privileged identities include: Female assigned at birth (trans* privilege), white, able-bodied, allistic (?), dyadic, monogamous.
My non-privileged/oppressed identities include: Gender-fluid, fat, gray-a, neuroatypical, and gay.
I have: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder.
I like: Pets & animals, animal welfare, pet care & pet care education, ~*SCIENCE!*~, anatomy & physiology, roleplaying, anime/manga, computer & video games, rock & metal music.
sorry by saying my gender matches my sex could come off as rude I’m sorry! My gender is she/her/girl my sex is female. I don’t like stereotypical girly things though, and I prefer to look more androgynous than like a girl does this still mean I am cis? I’m so confused!
Cis means that you identify as your birth assigned gender. Aka, the doctor said “It’s a girl!” when you were born and you indeed grew up to identify as a girl. Transgender is when you do not identify as your birth assigned gender. Aka, the doctor said “It’s a girl!” and you grew up to identify as a boy or a non-binary individual.
I’m sort of confused about what you’re asking, though. What are you looking for? You’d just refer to us as transgender people or trans* people? I don’t know if I’m misunderstanding your question.
just a reminder
if you think that “masculine things” can be “gender-neutral” but that “feminine things” cannot be “gender-neutral” you need to pause and think a bit harder.
every time I use “they” to refer to a single gender-unknown person on Tumblr, another piece of my grammar-filled heart shatters, and the pieces scatter at the bottom of hell
“They” has been a singular pronoun for hundreds of years, you melodramatic dipshit.
Radical feminists often claim that trans women defending themselves from radical feminist transmisogyny is a form of misogyny because it’s “really” only men who are responsible for anti-trans violence, not cis women. This is solidly refuted by National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs’ annual Hate Violence reports; which indicate that out of 730 recorded hate crimes committed against LGBT people, no less than 148 were committed by cis women.
The Hate Violence reports also refute the radical feminist claim that trans women are responsible for a tremendous amount of violence against cis women; only 9 hate crimes were committed by trans people of any sort.
“How long have you known?”
“When did you start being cis?”
*random intrusive questions about genitalia*
“How do you know you’re not trans?”
“Aren’t you afraid you’ll regret your decision not to transition?”
“But… If you’ve never had to fight for your gender identity how do you know?”