trying to be a part of conversations like
Sex identification may serve some legitimate interests — prescribing appropriate medical treatment, demography, sports, antidiscrimination law — but none of them require the legal branding of a child at birth. By Darren Rosenblum.
how do you even respond to transphobic people
well first you don’t
and if that doesn’t work there’s always the curative power of fire
in all honesty though, calmly explaining that their worldview is narrow, childish and damaging is a start, then a brief explanation of gender as a socially constructed and therefore completely arbitrary concept if they can handle it