I’ve been tidying my bookshelf and I reached the bottom of a pile of papers and found Twilight fanfiction
Aka that time Pythagoras was asleep and Jason couldn’t keep his eyes off him (featuring Hercules as half awake orange background burrito).
when i was a child i used to think teens were grown ups and when i was a teen i thought college students were grown ups and now that im a college student im just like what the hell is a grown up anymore
Now that I’m older than college age I’ve concluded that grown ups are a myth.
a man is driving his son to school. they get into an accident and the man dies. the son is rushed to the hospital and when he arrives for emergency surgery the doctor says “i cant operate on this boy, he is my son!” how is this possible?
omg one time our english teacher told us this to try and show what a modern thinker he was and we were all like “it’s a woman” and he was like oh wow i thought he was gay i hadn’t thought of that
basic spelling when it comes to trans terms, since these things tend to get misspelled fairly often:
- transgender, not ‘transgendered’. you wouldn’t say someone is gayed; it’s the same thing here
- trans, not trans*
- remember to put the space. trans woman, trans man, trans non-binary person
- not necessarily related to spelling, but don’t use ‘enby’ as a blanket term for all non-binary people. some of us don’t like it or are uncomfortable with it, and prefer ‘nb’ or ‘non-binary’. stick with non-binary until you know what a person is okay with
- add on if you see this list and have something else to say
i thought of more things:
- never use ‘it’ UNLESS the trans/non-binary person has specifically said it pronouns are fine. if the person wants you to use it pronouns only, and you refuse or use different pronouns, you are misgendering the person. yes, i know the history of the usage of ‘it’ against trans people. that doesn’t make it okay to misgender someone who has made the conscious decision to use ‘it’ for itself
- FtM and MtF can be harmful. use these carefully; make sure the person you’re talking about/to is okay with these terms. on that note, don’t talk about trans people being trans to others without the person’s express permission
- "used to be a boy/girl"/"became a boy/girl" = not okay
- "opposite gender" erases non-binary people. try "all genders" or "another gender" instead