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It Was All A Trap: From One Dysfunctional Home To The Next.

Be careful who you accept “help” from, especially if the person in question has a religious agenda.   At first, I didn’t think I could write this comfortably because it would be practically throwing the people who gave me a place to stay under the bus. But with the grotesque things that were condoned, not only to me but to another person under their roof, this isn’t a matter to…

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Why this person can be interpreted as transphobic.

If anyone here has a transgender friend, please don’t share this.   A friend of mine shared this caption image on Facebook and I couldn’t help but notice how they and majority of other people found this apparently funny. At first, I played this off as a little joke but then I realised just how damaging this is can be to a transgender individual.     I would like to…

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“How does Beth fight against discrimination?”.

That’s a really tough question because I’ve never gotten to the point where I can confidently say that I do fight against discrimination (≧д≦ヾ). I am transgender. I identify as female, despite my sex assigned at birth.   I grew up in a household where my parents are very religious. Yes, it has been a disheartening experience. They take advantage of the fact that I’m quiet and don’t fight back…

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You’re a woman. A guy finds you attractive, dates you but then finds out you’re transgender. He doesn’t want to date you anymore. Is he being transphobic or not?

  Even as a trans person myself, I personally don’t think there’s a definite right answer to that question since I’m seeing both sides to it.   On one hand, a straight guy may like the fact that the person they’re dating has female genitalia. It’s understandable since that’s what a straight guy would be attracted to. However, if that guy no longer wants to date that person because they’re…

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