‘Is it a man or a woman? Transitioning and the cis gaze’ by Ray Filar

‘Is it a man or a woman? Transitioning and the cis gaze’ by Ray Filar

“Though gender variance has existed in most cultures throughout time, trans people today – particularly women – are still forced to situate themselves in relation to the idea of the medicalised ‘sex change’. “

(Via. VersoBooks.com)


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2 thoughts on “‘Is it a man or a woman? Transitioning and the cis gaze’ by Ray Filar

  1. Ah yes, the dreaded confused look, followed by a straight mouth line which the corners slooooowly curve down. Before then though I would have left the area. I like neither drama nor confrontation.

  2. I honestly don’t know why we should care, except if we’re looking for a date. But I admit to being very curious if I can’t work it out, or if someone presents as one gender but clearly ‘is’ another. Not the downturned mouth, no, but curious. We are brought up in a largely bi-sected culture I guess…

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