well i read your article, i actually agreed with your main idea even tought i don’t fully share all…
carlos alcala

Again, it’s cis, not CIS.

I am not polite to people who don’t take the time to read what I’ve written and then think that they can tell me about LGBT things when they admit they know nothing about them.

People who tell me that trans women experience more violence because they are men and men are violent are misgendering trans women. They’re not being polite. They’re being very rude. Even if they don’t think they are, and that’s putting it mildly.

This letter was originally to Mark Ruffalo, not to all cis men in the world. I’m not obligated to educate every single one and be kind to anyone coming to me and asking questions — especially when in doing so they ignore my own expertise in my own community and then assert things which misgender trans women.

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