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Mama Looigi
Mama Looigi
I've always wondered what there is to be proud of when it comes to being trans. It would make more sense to me if people said "I am proud to be *current gender*", but pride in being trans itself has always been confusing for me. Does that make sense?-
The Catboy
The Catboy
It kind of makes sense and that’s mostly because you really don’t hear people saying they are proud to be trans. I kind of just want to bring pride into being trans as a whole.
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The Catboy
The Catboy
I feel like a lot of the trans community has really internalized a lot transphobia and treat being trans as a horrible or undesirable thing. I really want to change that mentality.
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Mama Looigi
Mama Looigi
Yea I'd have to say I'm part of that mentality then. The main thing that drives transgenderism (is that a word?) is that people didn't accept/feel comfortable as themselves. I've asked around in the past about people who own trans 'pride' flags. The response was always that they had those flags so people that saw them would think twice before assuming the individual's gender.
Mama Looigi
Mama Looigi
It would be nice to change it to a more positive mentality... but I just can't find a reason to feel positive about it.
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