Tim, there are gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, pansexual, and asexual trans people. We suffer from the same heterosexist oppression as our cisgender counterparts, with the added cissexist oppression that comes with being trans. Some straight trans people indeed don’t want to be under the LGBTQ umbrella, as they see being trans as solely a medical condition, which physical transition can correct. That’s fine for them, but they don’t speak for all of us.

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