Category Archives: Personal Experiences

Being trans is just fashionable right now!

Being trans is just fashionable right now!

Once upon a time someone attempted to shout me down by telling me that being trans is a ‘fad’ right now, it’s another modern malady ‘like being gay or having autism’. Right, so you know the kind of person who was arguing against me; a total jerk. Well I want some evidence to batter about the heads… Read more

Privilege

Privilege

I need to rant so my apologies in advance. Some people don’t understand the concept of privilege and that baffles the hell out of me. It’s a topic I have some knowledge on, this is because I can pass as the most privileged social position imaginable, a straight white guy. I wasn’t and I’m not,… Read more

Guys – Where Are You?

Guys – Where Are You?

Women are the target of a certain subset of men, both on the street as seen in the 10 hour walk round New York video that recently went viral. Catcalling is vile, but could be seen as cultural and regional, online abuse is way higher; I’m sure it’s over 9000. Casual misogynistic abuse happens constantly, all… Read more

If you’re transgender, I’m a duck!

If you’re transgender, I’m a duck!

I’m going to start compiling a list of common online arguments that try and abuse transgender people. If you see a common abusive trope please let me know and it can be listed with a counterpoint. First up is the Duck Argument.   I’ve come across this argument many times, and in many forms all… Read more

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