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coffeesp00ns  ·  2002 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: From A Symbol Of Athletic Power To A Symbol Of Gender Transition

I think, in many ways, the societal problem comes from not those who "pass" as their gender, but those who do not, because we cannot classify them. They make use unsure, confused, because they are amgibuous to us. As a result trans people like myself, who do not pass, fall into the Uncanny valley for some people. It's fucked up, but in some ways those who feel that way can't help it, and changing means facing up to the fear they feel.