…and a bias justice system that has failed us too many times as just a few indicators of our status. No one should ever have to devote so much thinkspace to qualifying their existence to a society that simply wishes they would cease to.
… deny our identities for any number of reasons- will tell you we are not normal. I would rebut that the conditions we are expected to accept is what isn’t normal. We are humans living in a cruel, inhumane construct that seems intent on removing us entirely, either by legitimizing our murders, making us further vulnerable to hate-based violence, weaponizing government policy against us, rendering us homeless, jobless, killing us by denying us adequate access to healthcare, alienating us through mainstream vilification, or pushing us to the point of suicide. Our forced self elimination absolves them of burden on their conscience.