- Are trans people only trans when they exist pre and during gender reassignment surgery and then revert to single gender binary status afterwards?
- Are trans people considered trans if they only opt for hormone therapies?
- Can people self-define as trans even if they choose not to go through with surgical or hormonal options?
Sunday, 28 August 2016
A Very Short Introduction To Central Transgender/Gender-Fluid/Queer Identity
I've got a dirty not-so-secret everybody! I choose to be identified as a transgender woman. I've never really had a problem with being told that if you wanted to make a radical change to your body it must involve an element of earthly choice and that some people may never agree with it. I'm a Lutheran Christian but I believe God gave me freedom of choice; he created trans people, he created feminists. As an outspoken feminist I've always advocated that women and men have a right to change their bodies provided those changes fall under current British Law (no racist tats please!) So many people I have spoken to in the past have misconceptions about what a definition of transgenderism should entail: