Trans Bodies Trans Selves And Pride

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Discussion 1 Trans bodies, trans Selves and Exile and Pride

“ Gender reaches into disability; disability wraps around class; class strains against abuse; abuse snarls into sexuality, sexuality, sexuality folds on top of race... everything finally into a single human body.”

I though this particular quotation from the preface of Exile and Pride doses and amazing job in addressed the linkage between the multiple variables of discrimination and how they operate collectively to contribute to injustice and bigotry towards certain groups of people. In the 19th century, sexual and gender non-normality (androgynous, cisgender, transgender lesbian, gays...) in western culture was considered a disability manly because people were ignorant to sciences
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