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    (Original post by Bad Faith)
    I agree with SmallTownGirl. And yeah you're right, the basis of gender stemmed from physical differences but it has grown into something bigger, I mean we have menswear and womenswear for god's sake. Our genitalia doesn't define how we should dress, or act. So it's kind of ignorant to think of gender and how it is in the world as merely biological, it has become more than that i.e gender norms. (Not that I agree with how gender is portrayed in society).
    Where did I mention anything about gender norms? My point was identifying as something that doesn't exist in any tangible biological form is weird to me, idgaf what you wear or anything about roles or any of that. You're debating against somebody else there, m8
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    (Original post by Retired_Messiah)
    Where did I mention anything about gender norms? My point was identifying as something that doesn't exist in any tangible biological form is weird to me, idgaf what you wear or anything about roles or any of that. You're debating against somebody else there, m8
    But the thing is, you're mistaking biological sex for gender. Gender doesn't have anything to do with your biology, more to do with your mind and how you feel/think you are. Anyways you can keep thinking that gender is a binary.
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    I don't identify with a gender or rather with the 'male' or 'female' socially defined characteristics so yeah...
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    (Original post by FahzB)
    I don't identify with a gender or rather with the 'male' or 'female' socially defined characteristics so yeah...
    Neither do I! Do you share this with people?
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    (Original post by zippyRN)
    Highly worthy of negging if it still existed. trivialising issues of sexuality or gender identity is neither big or clever ...
    Someone hasn't spent enough time on the internet...
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    Someone hasn't spent enough time on the internet...

    http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/i-sexu...ack-helicopter
    Just because it's a meme doesn't it's not oppressive.
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    (Original post by SmallTownGirl)
    Just because it's a meme doesn't it's not oppressive.
    I don't really understand how it's oppressive...

    Either way, it's got 15 reps and counting, so I must be doing something right
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    (Original post by Bad Faith)
    Neither do I! Do you share this with people?
    Not really but most of my friends are aware that I class sex and gender as two completely different terms and that I don't completely 'fit into' one gender.
    I don't mind female pronouns. Heck, I wouldn't ever think twice if someone referred to me with male pronouns.
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    (Original post by FahzB)
    Not really but most of my friends are aware that I class sex and gender as two completely different terms and that I don't completely 'fit into' one gender.
    I don't mind female pronouns. Heck, I wouldn't ever think twice if someone referred to me with male pronouns.
    I am the same, lol. It's just pathetic that people find that funny.
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    I don't really understand how it's oppressive...

    Either way, it's got 15 reps and counting, so I must be doing something right
    I see it posted the vast majority of threads about trans issues on this site and it's used to mock our (a)genders and to laugh at the struggle of getting people to accept our (a)genders.

    And just because people 'rep' it doesn't mean that it can't be offensive and ignorant and oppressive.
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    I've always identified as an orange. Because I just love them so much
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    RIP, it's gone

    (only a 'reminder about our rules' message tho )
    You got away lightly, probably beecause you aren't a serial offeneder.
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    (Original post by SmallTownGirl)
    Just because it's a meme doesn't it's not oppressive.
    How is it opressive?
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    How is it opressive?
    because it trivialises and makes fun *of* gender identities other than cisgender ...
 
 
 

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