i want there to be a really awesome rebellious “strong and silent” anime character and later it is revealed that it’s not that they’re mysterious or cool tHEY JUST DON’T SPEAK A WORD OF JAPANESE AND THEY HAVE LITERALLY NO IDEA WHAT ANYONE IS SAYING
Twenty-four years ago today, December 6, 1989, Marc Lépine murdered fourteen women and wounded ten women. He entered École Polytechnique de Montréal with a Ruger Mini-14 and a hunting knife for the purpose of “fighting feminism” by murdering the female engineering students…
Hey Wario, why is there even a need for cisgender? Why can't people just be called... I dunno... people? Love your work. -JewWario
The need for the word cisgender is extremely important. Cisgender is complementary and opposite to transgender, and the alternative to not having the word cisgender would be saying “trans people and normal people” which is incredibly degrading. Cis is not a bad word, it does not mean anything negative, it merely means the gender you identify as and the gender you were designated at birth match. Much like “heterosexual” and “homosexual”, they are words to talk about a topic. Simply calling everyone “people” would be to ignore and erase the differences between us that make everyone unique, which is even more important because gender identity affects how people treat you, and trans people often face discrimination, harassment, and worst of all violence. Having words that don’t impart a value judgement to discuss these kinds of topics is crucial.
I’m that part of the fandom that can’t gif, make edits, write fanfiction or draw I’m just kind of here like
Which makes you the commenter, the fic-reccer, the source-finder, the link-poster, the headcanon buddy, the forum-poster, the kink-prompter, the conversation starter, the number one fan, the miscellaneous details and subconscious fact-checker.
aka: you’re the person all those other skill-sets are producing for.