If you call your boy/girl a boy/girl you’re a cissexist oppressor

retzielcrimson's Blog

Well, the title says it all. A Slate article written by a transactivist is now making the argument that calling your boy a boy, and your girl a girl is oppressive. What if he wanted to be a she? If she wanted to be a he? One would hope that parents would realize that like race (based on descent), and species (yes), their child won’t be able to identify out of being male/female, like they can’t identify out of being white/black/brown, or you know, out of being human.


The shocking aspect of this is that it’s being published by Slate…one wonders if there’s something in the water in Slate’s offices to let this intellectually bankrupt argument be published. The fact that you describe something doesn’t change its reality, it is not oppressive to describe realities. It’s filled with nonsense like “your child would lose the social advantage this treatment offers”…

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