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Identifying as a different race - transracial watch

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    If people can sexually identify as the opposite gender, despite all biology and DNA indicating the opposite


    Why can't I identify as an Arab, especially given that race is basically a social construct anyway?
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    Of course you can; I feel like an Egyptian, so an Egyptian I am.
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    This kind of **** belongs on tumblr.
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    (Original post by Feel Tha Bern)
    If people can sexually identify as the opposite gender, despite all biology and DNA indicating the opposite
    False.

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    (Original post by TheArtofProtest)
    This kind of **** belongs on tumblr.
    What is your opinion of T.E Lawrence identifying as Arabian?

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    (Original post by Feel Tha Bern)
    If people can sexually identify as the opposite gender, despite all biology and DNA indicating the opposite


    Why can't I identify as an Arab, especially given that race is basically a social construct anyway?
    I happen to be transpolynesian. That's why I play the Ukulele and wear Hawaiian shirts while talking about Bruddah Iz.

    Maybe get all bupa bupa in people's grill when they question my life choices.

    Go ahead and be Arab if you want.
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    (Original post by Feel Tha Bern)
    If people can sexually identify as the opposite gender, despite all biology and DNA indicating the opposite


    Why can't I identify as an Arab, especially given that race is basically a social construct anyway?
    It's possible for each man/woman pair to create boys and girls. It's not possible for each man/woman pair to create all ethnicities.

    There have also been studies demonstrating biological differences in brain structure in trans people, suggesting that biologically there is evidence for someone being a gender other than what their genitals and hormones suggest - something has got biologically tangled along the way. Doctors, mental health professionals, and sciencey people have all agreed that gender dysphoria and being trans is a thing whereas I don't think many legit people have come forward having identified race dysphoria as a thing.
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    Race is a social construct? I thought we had biological differences just as we do with genders.

    Bernie Sanders supporters are ignoramuses.
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    (Original post by Feel Tha Bern)
    If people can sexually identify as the opposite gender, despite all biology and DNA indicating the opposite


    Why can't I identify as an Arab, especially given that race is basically a social construct anyway?
    I agree with you. You should be able to identify as any race you want. The whole concept of race is nonsense. However the biggest problem you will face is probably conflict from your own original race. Black girls only have to straighten their hair to be accused of 'denying their roots'.
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    (Original post by jennaz77)
    I agree with you. You should be able to identify as any race you want. The whole concept of race is nonsense..
    what on earth.
    clearly it's not mate.

    what kind of bullsh*t even is this whole thread?
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    (Original post by alkaline.)
    what on earth.
    clearly it's not mate.

    what kind of bullsh*t even is this whole thread?
    don't fall for the bait
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    I walk like an Egyptian
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    (Original post by Mayhem™)
    Of course you can; I feel like an Egyptian, so an Egyptian I am.
    Do you walk like an Egyptian?
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    You're going to get banned and this thread is going to get closed. TSR doesn't take kindly to discussion of topics that go against its hug box, no matter how rediculous the issues are.

    Btw they don't sexually identify as another gender, sex and gender are different.
    They are the sex they're born as, whether they like it or not. But they can indentify with the opposite gender which is defined as a group of traits inherent to men or women.

    Your gender depends on which traits you possess more of. That's the nature of gender and why it isn't set in concrete.

    Race by definition is to do with ethnic background and genetics. This cannot be changed at all.

    A white person whose family have never left Scotland cannot be Iraqi. That's because of the definition of race.

    A male who for all intents and purposes possess feminine traits can be a different gender to the norm.
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    (Original post by mscaffrey)
    It's possible for each man/woman pair to create boys and girls. It's not possible for each man/woman pair to create all ethnicities.
    1. This says nothing about the validity of transracialism

    2. This is false given that the first humans were African and all humans of all races came from Africans



    (Original post by mscaffrey)
    There have also been studies demonstrating biological differences in brain structure in trans people, suggesting that biologically there is evidence for someone being a gender other than what their genitals and hormones suggest - something has got biologically tangled along the way. Doctors, mental health professionals, and sciencey people have all agreed that gender dysphoria and being trans is a thing whereas I don't think many legit people have come forward having identified race dysphoria as a thing.
    This is why I am campaigning for the acceptance of the transracial movement


    ''racial dysphoria''
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    If that's the case, then I'm going to identify myself as white when applying for jobs so I'm not discriminated against.
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    (Original post by Zargabaath)
    You're going to get banned and this thread is going to get closed. TSR doesn't take kindly to discussion of topics that go against its hug box, no matter how rediculous the issues are.

    Btw they don't sexually identify as another gender, sex and gender are different.
    They are the sex they're born as, whether they like it or not. But they can indentify with the opposite gender which is defined as a group of traits inherent to men or women.

    Banned?

    Oh nooo :cry2:


    (Original post by Zargabaath)
    Your gender depends on which traits you possess more of. That's the nature of gender and why it isn't set in concrete.

    Race by definition is to do with ethnic background and genetics. This cannot be changed at all.

    A white person whose family have never left Scotland cannot be Iraqi. That's because of the definition of race.

    A male who for all intents and purposes possess feminine traits can be a different gender to the norm.
    Your sex is inherited based on whether you have a Y chromosome on pair number 23, that is far more biologically objective than race, given that there is more variation within human races which are poorly defined than between them. It makes total scientific sense that transracialism is accepted.
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    (Original post by serah.exe)
    If that's the case, then I'm going to identify myself as white when applying for jobs so I'm not discriminated against.
    Glad to have been of service :hat2:
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    (Original post by alkaline.)
    what on earth.
    clearly it's not mate.

    what kind of bullsh*t even is this whole thread?
    Do not get me started. What is your point? That having a different level of melanin makes you superior or inferior? Race is a bullsh*t construct made in the times of slavery to separate slaves from the rest of humanity and make it justifiable to treat the inhumanely. There is no difference, we are all human. If you want to argue with that I can only class you as a racist.
 
 
 
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