Hollywood has come under increasing criticism for celebrating trans stories played by non-trans
stars, while failing to cast transgender actors.
It's quite wrong to suppress discussion by the non-trans
majority as "disrespectful".
Furthermore, a study published earlier this year found no significant difference in the proportion of elderly trans men and non-trans
men, implying that behaviours stereotypically associated with male gender may explain why men are more likely to die younger than women.
folks still don't get that transgender people just want regular lives, jobs, relationships, and rights; and to be treated with a little dignity.
From this rhetorical question, I dare to claim that medical discourse, by naming as "trans" our peculiar way of living, of claiming existence, has automatically named the other way, its way, non-trans
, as "cis", leaving to us only the task of thinking ways of making the two images proposed, something-that-crosses and something-that-avoids-crossing, translate themselves into more tangible meanings.
With respect to youth, of those studied: 90 per cent reported being subjected to transphobic comments frequently, often daily; 23 per cent of students reported that teachers directed transphobic comments at them; 25 per cent of students reported physical harassment; 36 per cent had been physically threatened or injured in the past year; 9 per cent had been threatened or injured with a weapon; 33 per cent said they had been bullied through the Internet in the past year; and trans youth are more than twice as likely as their non-trans
counterparts to consider suicide.
She said: "Up until last year I was playing non-trans
roles but when I turned 50, I decided to apply for an acting workshop at Hollyoaks, organised by campaign group All About Trans.
O'Connor ruled that non-trans
students shouldn't have to use the same bathroom as their trans counterparts.
Some contributors address what is lacking in this type of research, acknowledging that existing studies mainly focus on white, urban, educated, middle-class, non-trans
, self-identifying gay and lesbian people without major health challenges.
Spoon's and Coyote's vulnerability on the stage and on the page offer an opportunity for non-trans
readers to open their hearts and minds a little wider.
The neologisms 'cisgender' and 'cissexual' have come into popular usage as a way to discuss non-trans
people in a way that does not privilege their modes of being and identifications with an assigned sex as natural and normal.
There was similar participation from non-trans