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May 31st, 2022 Tweets
miles 🌸🌻🍁❄️! @ comic 📌 @squipkechi

『Is It Strange To Feel Dysphoric After Coming Back From An Isekai?! 』


a one shot comic by squipkechi


read in full under this tweet!

Comic Mirror: Is It Strange To Feel Dysphoric After Coming Back From An Isekai?

This comic about Gender Dysphoria was too good to leave unmirrored.

Jan 19th, 2022 History
Dave Troy 🇺🇸 @davetroy

1/There are people who are genuinely trying to talk intelligently about cryptocurrencies, but can’t because they don’t have historical background. This thread tries to correct that by suggesting required reading. First, it’s necessary to know what problem it attempts to solve.

Crypto currency, yet another way for rich people to control the world.
Jul 23rd, 2021 History
Dr. Samantha Hancox-Li @perdricof

my crazy take is that you can't really understand american gender roles unless you understand that they're basically a reactionary backlash / trauma response to the events of world war 2

How we got in this mess. The end of World War 2 caused a culture shift in the United States that still harms us today.

When someone says they want to go back to “the good old days”, they are inevitably referring to this 1950s cultural ideal that was manufactured in the post World War II American society. This culture was devastating to queer communities, and supremely oppressive of women’s rights. It is no wonder that this spawned the intense feminist backlash of the 1970s.

Mommy’s Little Helpers was the colloquial name for Diazepam, aka Valium. It was the best selling drug from 1969 to 1982, despite becoming a Schedule IV controlled substance in 1970. The nickname was popularized by a Rolling Stones song about the drug. Housewives across the nation were tranquilizing themselves so that they could handle the stress and anxiety of running a home without any help from their asshole husbands.

May 28th, 2021 Pride
Forged & Folded A Thousand Times in Rainbow Flame @vaspider

Okay, y'all. This is going to be a very, very long thread because I am very, very tired of hearing "BDSM requires consent and therefore you Bad Queers should go back in the closet and leave Pride to us Good Clean Queers."

So we're gonna talk history, and we're gonna unpack shit.

Prideful of Kink No-Kink-At-Pride movements are always centered in puritanism and respectability politics

Kink. Belongs. At. Pride.

May 22nd, 2021 Trans Rights
Ari Drennen @AriDrennen

Teaching about trans people by explaining that gender and sex are different is a mistake that actually bolsters anti-trans arguments based on 'biologicial sex.' What's important to know is that trans people exist and have needs similar to other marginalized communities.

It's time to change the way we teach trans existence Gender and sex are different, but educating on that isn't going to accomplish our goals.

Far too much energy in trans rights discourse is spent trying to justify why we exist to people who aren’t going to understand the reasons anyway. What is more important is educating that we do exist, have always existed, and we aren’t going to go away. You can’t extinguish trans people any more than you can left-handedness, or autism (despite numerous people’s best attempts to do so). This is the same shift that happened in pursuit of gay rights; for decades there was intense focus on why homosexuality existed, to no answers. We still don’t know what part of human development controls what morphology a person is drawn towards, but it doesn’t matter, because the discourse changed.

Once science stopped trying to prove why homosexuality exists and people just accepted that some people are gay, thats when the tide shifted (at least, in North America and parts of Europe). While there are still many people who wish to suppress gay people, society as a whole accepted that doing so is …

Apr 26th, 2021 Medical
Jersey Noah @NoahJersey

Trans people need so much approval from cisgender people in order to medically transition it's demeaning. For example, I am a 35 year old adult on HRT for 10 years. I've been diagnosed multiple times with gender dysphoria. In 2015, I had top surgery..

Trans Healthcare is Broken Stop making us have to repeatedly justify our existence.

Imagine that, having been diagnosed with a heart condition, or hypothyroidism, or asthma, or any number of other long term medical conditions, you had to get re-diagnosed every single time you went in for treatment. If every time you change doctors, you had to justify to that doctor that your previous diagnosis was accurate. If you had to prove that, yes, I am actually sick, even when you have been taking the medications for years.

That is the state of trans healthcare. Every every time you change prescribers, you have to prove to the doctor that, yes, I really am the gender I say I am and that’s why I’ve been on hormone therapy for five years. Every gender affirming surgery you pursue, even ones that don’t require pre-auth to do on cis people (such as breast augmentations/reductions), requires multiple new letters (they wont take the old ones) affirming that, yes, you are the gender you say you are and no you are not delusional or suffering from psychosis. This continues to be requ…

Feb 24th, 2021 Gender
Cherry Blossom @DameKraft

the only stable definition of being trans is "not identifying with your assigned gender a birth" and I think that definition includes a hell of a lot of people who currently call themselves cis and are worried about appropriating being trans.

Cherry Blossom @DameKraft

no one consented to their assigned gender at birth, and certainly not everyone grows into that assignment and accepts it.

Cherry Blossom @DameKraft

people want to draw borders and boundaries around the risks they face for how they appear, but that's attempting to build communities based on trauma bonding and is not sustainable.

It's Activation, not Appropriation Just because you're comfortable with passing as cis, doesn't mean you're cis.

@DameKraft did a fantastic thread today about how a lot of trans people may be concluding that they are cisgender because their incongruence is not strong enough to feel like they have a right to identify as transgender. Firstly: YES YOU ARE TRANS ENOUGH.

Secondly, there is no such thing as “appropriating” being trans. If you do not feel a strong connection to your assigned gender, you can call yourself trans! You aren’t offending anyone (at least, anyone whose opinion matters).

I know how easy it is to fall into this trap, because before my own wakeup call I also was afraid to ever mention my feelings around my gender. I thought it would be insensitive or appropriative of “actual” trans people. It’s laughable when I think of that now.

It doesn’t matter if the world still thinks you’re cis, you know who you are, the people who know you know who you are, and that isn’t invalidated simply because you haven’t “transgressed” cisgender norms.


Feb 16th, 2021 Transphobia
Dr Ben Vincent @GenderBen

I don't need to point out how detached from reality this is, but I would like to reflect on a particular choice of word - 'sacrifice'. (thread)

Dog whistles and diversions No one is trying to take your tits away, Janet.

The UK media is in a fit this week as transphobe after transphobe releases “opinion” pieces about trans people trying to erase women by forcing them to stop calling their chests breasts. This derives from a blatant misinterpretation of a new guideline issued by the NHS directing hospital staff to be prepared to use gender inclusive language for patients assigned female at birth who do not identify as women (eg, trans men and non-binary transmascs) and are uncomfortable with terminology that centers womanhood, such as breastfeeding.

Here is the “offending” document:

Note the second paragraph, which explicitly states that gender neutral language should not be used exclusively because it erases people who do identify as women.

Basically they’ve constructed a completely false narrative and are now shoving it down the public’s throats in hopes of inspiring further hatred towards trans people. Don’t believe the hate.