Representation is dreadfully incapable of telling the gender abolitionist who can be called a friend.
Podcast – Is a genderless world possible, and what does fighting for one mean for those living in one where gender norms and roles define all aspects of our lives?
Even if Stiegemeyer has no personal malice towards trans people, his de-legitimization of gender transition is an invitation for others to engage in even harsher attacks on our experiences and our bodies. Make no mistake: we trans people are in a war for survival whether we like it or not. We are dying by the hundreds and thousands.
Revolutionaries know that those who wait for the state’s offensive to hit them, who wait for some tragedy to use as leverage and justification for reform, are the real reactionaries.