Trans Men Shouldn’t Be An Afterthought in Trans Spaces

Negativity around masculine traits legitimized my worst fears.

A trans flag pattern with superimposed text that reads, “TRANS MEN ARE MEN.”
Image Courtesy of Boston Pride.

I see this issue in a lot of trans spaces; many trans spaces also practice transmasculine erasure. When “trans” is taken to only equal “trans women”, the talk of vilification of masculinity and masculine features makes those spaces extremely hostile to me and other…




Amplifying voices from the trans community

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Alexander Petrovnia

Alexander Petrovnia

I am a disabled trans man who primarily writes about feminism, queer history, trans issues, science communication, healthy masculinity and public health.

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