How Transphobes Abuse Dictionaries and Definitions

When arguing with transphobes online, you’re bound to come across someone who cites an incorrect definition in a dictionary in order to justify their claim that trans women cannot possibly be women or trans men cannot possibly be men because they are not “adult human females” or “adult human males” respectively. This is absurd and… Continue reading How Transphobes Abuse Dictionaries and Definitions

Hate Mail: “You are simply not a woman because you’re ugly”

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Responding to Haters

So, as I am on Quora, I got a response to one of my comments that was rather long. It came from a rather terrible human being named Josette Harrison. Basically, the message was about attacking me as a woman because I don’t match her cissexist view of beauty. However, Quora has a habit of… Continue reading Hate Mail: “You are simply not a woman because you’re ugly”

Yesterday, I had my hearing with the Immigration and Refugee Board

Yesterday, I had my hearing with the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. I did record the meeting with GarageBand and will be transcribing the audio of my hearing shortly. However, today’s post is about the immediate aftermath. So, when will I get my decision? The simple answer is “I… Continue reading Yesterday, I had my hearing with the Immigration and Refugee Board