Thank you for your act of allyship. As a black trans person who has been aggressively deadnamed and misgendered myself, I have little patience for cis people who knowingly use trans-antagonistic language, whether for “humor” value or not. It doesn’t matter if the subject is Caitlyn Jenner, Chelsea Manning, Laverne Cox, or the next-door neighbor. Every trans person, regardless of race, political party, age, or personal history, deserves to be gendered and named correctly as a matter of respect.

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Queer agender trans male. Black vegan atheist, photographer, blogger. Pronouns: they/them/their.,

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