Had storms roll through earlier, lots of lightning and rain so I stayed off the computer. Better safe than sorry right?
When I saw Amy Dyess’ avatar pop up as the accompanying image to a link shared on our office Slack channel, I steadied myself for whatever insidiously trans misogynistic post had recently attracted our writers’ attention. The story I clicked on, however, was not the story I expected.
The autogynephilia theory of Ray Blanchard has been part of the transgender discussion since the late 1980s. It is currently being used by anti-transgender activists in order to undermine the legitimacy of transgender identities. A new German study proves – again – that the theory has no foundation in reality.
Another day of doing yard work, this time for our neighbor who has an empty lot next to us which was designed by Satan when his hemorrhoids were flaring up.
Then my youngest had a bad turn when he accidentally spilled water on his keyboard and then the headphones decided to die a painful, squealing death which required a trip to Target for replacements.
Here’s hoping the rest of the night will be quieter!
Time may feel like an illusion during a pandemic, but one day feels all too real for many LGBTQ2S+ people: May 17, which marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). The global day recognizes that, although milestones for LGBTQ rights have been reached, much needs to be done against hatred and oppression.
More to do than time to get it done but was myself the whole day. I just need to remember how much more relaxed and comfortable I am this way and to stop being so hard on myself.
TERF is a slur used to sexually harass, threaten, and silence lesbians,” continued Amy’s viral Medium post, which was liked more than 4,300 times.
Back then, Amy was connected to an international network of powerful lesbians
We’ve had plenty of rain recently, in fact it’s raining now, which means I spent much of today doing yard work. Sadly, I’m not a spring chicken and mowing a very uneven lot has left me feeling as though I’ve been rode hard and put away wet.
I’m going to get cleaned up and relax, hopefully I won’t wake up too sore to move.