… and troubling reflection that should not have been elevated to the platform of the New York Times. We need to have conversations about gender but while so many people are still invested in undermining and erasing trans-ness, perhaps we don’t need to blame trans existence for the harms of patriarchy and white supremacy.
You want to know how I’d refute them? Look at me. I refute them by living. I refute them by celebrating this life. I refute them, every day, by getting up and stepping out into the world and by refusing to be defined by any one or any thing other than my own heart.