been meaning to write this
February 19, 2013
because my post on white people (binary or not) benifiting from the binary
has considerably distressed a non-binary poc person.
part of the point i was trying to make (and Taleth said it better anyway)
is that PoC are neither binary nor non-binary.
this applies to be cis and trans PoC.
the binary, along with its attendant gender system
but. what does this mean for today?
especially since there are many PoC (most especially Black people)
who’ve been so forcibly separated from their original cultures roots
that they cannot know and all they have is what has been imposed
this does not invalidate your gender. nothing does. your gender is and
continues and will always be yours. and whatever word you use to
articulate that fundamental truth of your existence is also valid. and
(but all of the above is why i wanted genderessence in the first place.
because we need a space where we can understand what it means to be a