Way Beyond a Double Standard

Society’s unattainable expectations for the Trans community

In late December of last year a video started hitting the on-line news outlets of a Transgender woman getting irate in a GameStop after being misgendered by the staff. What isn’t apparent is whether or not the staff made an intentional attempt at misgendering the woman because the video started late in the interaction. The woman’s outburst got so heated that she implied that the clerk should step outside if they want to see a “sir.” The outburst was even punctuated at one point when…



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