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operationobservation:

huffingtonpost:

DEBI JACKSON, MOTHER OF TRANSGENDER CHILD, GIVES MOVING SPEECH

The best part of the video may be when Jackson addresses the comments she’s heard about her daughter and sets the record straight about statements like you “wanted a girl so you turned your child into one” and “kids have no idea what they want or who they are — my kids wants to be a dog, should I let him?”

So watch the full video to see her answers to those difficult questions here.

Chills down my whole body. This is how parents should react.

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Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth

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whitegirlsaintshit:

familyblogger:

OK JACK YES JACK DO IT JACK!

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It realy bothers me when blogs about Mexican culture like to put up pictures of Mexican ‘beauties’ but more than half the time they are white looking Latinas.

aztec-princesss:

did you know that Mexico is

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more

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diverse

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than

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that 

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So you’re basically saying only Mexican women who have white features are worthy of being called beautiful and of representation.

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theaubisticagenda:

silversarcasm:

commodifiedsouls:

"Cancer/mental illness/disability affects rich and poor alike."

Uh, no, it doesn’t. Rich people can afford the treatments and accommodations for those things. Poor people cannot. Get the fuck outta here with that classist shit.

Not to mention a higher proportion of disabled people are in poverty and people in manual jobs are more likely to become disabled, there is a class element to disability that cannot be ignored.

THANK YOU.

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Hi, same person who sent that last ask (: I'm not meaning to argue here but isn't it necessary to separate between male/female anatomy though? like since some experiences are purely female (periods etc idk)? sorry I'm 15 and just learning all this and wanting to form ya know educated opinions or whatever, and really respect this blogs opinions!

Anonymous

I don’t necessarily think so.

I mean, you could just say “people with periods” because not everyone with a vagina has periods anyway.

I think there is vagina/uterus based misogyny but idk why you need to call victims of this ‘females’.

Why would you even want to be categorised bases on your vagina?

Seems sort of unnecessary to me.

And I think it’s harmful to trans people to force them into “outing” themselves because ‘what about biological sex!!!!?’ and to force them to say things like ‘born male’ or whatever.

I’m not trans so definitely not the expert on this! But I’m just putting it out there that y’all ought to question your determination to separate sex and gender based on a pretty bullshit concept of biology.

I’m not confused about the separation of gender identity (man/woman/etc) and sex (female/male/intersex). I mean, I also studied Feminism 101 which claims they are different i.e. that a trans woman still has a male body. So y’all don’t need to send me any more asks explaining the difference.

But what people are trying to say is that gender identity is ALSO biological. You can’t separate your genitals from your brain and claim one is “anatomy” and one isn’t. Your brain is part of your anatomy. Your brain is part of your biology.

So the point is, you can’t claim sex is biological but gender isn’t.

That is what the current discussion is about.

We’re all familiar with the old gender vs sex concept, this conversation is questioning the validity of that assertion. And I for one think it’s well worth our time as a community to rethink second wave feminist ideas we’ve all been conditioned with.

If trans women are telling us we need to redefine our ideas on sex and gender, we need to listen to them.

Why should a trans woman be forced to identify as a male?

Seems ridiculous to me.

I thought vaginas were female anatomy? Not WOMAN anatomy, as a woman can have whatever male or female or whatever else anatomy, but that a vagina is female anatomy? xx

Anonymous

No that idea is based on second wave feminist ideology.

There’s an increasing call in the community to appreciate that the current separation of female and male genitalia is cissexist.

There’s some interesting conversations happening about it which are well worth Googling

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If you ask a Mexican child in the first grade ‘why the hell are you eating a taco’ he’s going to go home and ask for a peanut butter sandwich.

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superstreetfighter2turbohdremix:

i am 0% the person i was three years ago and i would probably get in a fight with 2011 me

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gorillamunchies:

why does this make me feel mad

Because he’s considered powerful, and she’s considered a whore.

*shots fired*

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2damnfeisty:

ursula-theseabitch:

So you telling me that the U.S has completely cured the American doctor with Ebola in 26 days and he’s being released today. While Africa has been dealing with it since the 70’s and they are still looking for a cure.

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Are we surprised?

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