Transgender rights from a ‘cisgender’ perspective


transgendersymbolA community comprised of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people encompasses a lot of different personalities, with different perspectives and experiences. Each sub-group includes different issues, but our chosen community acronym includes everyone.

In much the same way that spirituality that does not fit neatly within one of the socially defined slots of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism, gets lumped into an ‘everything else’ category, the LGBT community is an amalgamation of people who deviate from narrowly defined concepts regarding gender expression and sexual orientation.

I learn a lot about the variety of perspectives while surfing the net for blog fodder and interacting with my readers. It is usually the latter that provide the greatest opportunity for insight. The topic that consistently generates response is Transgendered rights.

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~ by ameanderingmuse on November 4, 2009.

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