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Chris Crocker Enters The Tranny Discussion, Tells Trans Fringe To “Leave RuPaul Alone!”

tumblr_mw7i5o99eK1rl4b3ro1_500Opinionated gay, part-time porn star and trans beauty Chris Crocker wants you to “LEAVE RUPAUL ALONE” over this “tranny” business.

This topic “isn’t going away anytime soon,” he says, so he’s made an eight-minute video in which he spills the tea all over the fringe trans activists currently attacking their allies over words.

“When you make someone like RuPaul the enemy, you are doing your community a huge disservice,” he says. As a person with experience living as a transgender woman, Crocker says the biggest issue the trans fringe faces is that it’s “unyielding” and “does not want to hear it.”

There’s a real case for drag queens using the term “tranny” in gay male culture that you just can’t touch, he says, and trans women worried about RuPaul using the word “tranny” have much bigger problems they need to deal with.

“I really can’t think of anyone that has opened more minds, to straight people, as to who we are as multidimensional human beings and not just whatever they think of us,” he continues. “RuPaul’s Drag Race has really done that, and they’ve had multiple trans people on there that have told their stories. We all know that RuPaul knows the battle that trans people have gone through.”

“It’s sad, it’s disheartening, it makes me sick that people are painting RuPaul as transphobic. I think it’s really dangerous.”

Bye, hunties! Hate on Ms. Crocker all you want, but this video already has more views than Carmen Carrera’s Cake Boss episode.

Check out other gay and trans celebrities who argue that the policing of “tranny” has gone too far:

Lady Bunny Refuses To Bow To “Tranny” Word Police, Says To Fight The Real Enemy

Bianca Del Rio Blasts Carmen Carrera Over “Tranny” Debate: “Shut The F*** Up!”

“Tranny” Word Police Are “Harassing” Allies With “Trifling Bullshit,” Says Trans Icon Justin Vivian Bond

Vine Star Clocks Carmen Carrera In “Tranny” Debate: “RuPaul Is The Reason You Even Have A Platform!”

Trans Activists And Drag Queens Agree: Logo’s “She-Mail” Ban Went Too Far

Update: In response to questions posed in the comments section, Crocker has identified as trans:

The article has been updated to reflect this.

By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           May 29, 2014
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  • 68 Comments
    • Lvng1tor
      Lvng1tor

      Not even gonna read the article cause REALLY? Like Chris Crocker is gonna add anything new or worthy to this argument. I’ll listen to actual trans people debate this issue but not another queer who just wants to remain relevant-esque.

      Now lets start the troll wars on all sides of this issue and debate something overly debated already. The name calling. The defense of first amendment rights while telling others what they can say and feel. The f’d up knowledge of the history of TransAmerica. The confusion of Transvestite/Transgender/DragPerformers/CrossDressers The ownership of a word. The fight over LGBTQ/LGB T/ LGB/ T…..

      May 29, 2014 at 12:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Lvng1tor:

      In Defense of Crocker (And I can’t believe I just said that). He has identified himself as Trans for years and saying that his own self identification should be ignored would seem to be exactly what many Transgendered folks fight against.

      Just my 2 cents.

      May 29, 2014 at 12:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • myloginname
      myloginname

      Great video. I think Chris Crocker had a lot of very thoughtful and appropriate things to say. I hope it is heard. RuPaul isn’t an enemy.

      May 29, 2014 at 1:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Nowuvedoneit
      Nowuvedoneit

      @Lvng1tor: I really am confused on your point. You comment on transgender peoples rights being trampled on but refuse to and demean Chris Crockers viewpoint. Do as I say not as I do, right?

      May 29, 2014 at 1:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      Really ! he says. As a person with experience living as a transgender woman ” Well to begin with if you aren’t really transgender then you didn’t live as a transgender women. You are just another self diagnosis wannabe living out a fantasy for a time unit you realized how F^&king hard it is. You’re the last person not be speaking out on this issue you retreated back to your male privilege. …So Just Shut Up Chris No ones cares what you think !

      May 29, 2014 at 1:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Nowuvedoneit
      Nowuvedoneit

      @sweetbrandigirl2004: You’ve lost any credibility when you dismiss others without listening to and acknowledging their different viewpoints.

      May 29, 2014 at 1:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lvng1tor
      Lvng1tor

      @Cam: Crocker has identified as a great many things over the years. Forgive me if I’m wary of anything he has to say. He’s say he was a garden gnome if it suited getting his name in the realm of socially relevant.

      I respect your writings on here Cam. Please know this in no way fights against what you stated. I believe, if I believed him, your statement to be true.

      @Nowuvedoneit: If that’s what you hear in my statement then that’s what you hear. Not gonna get into semantics debate with you.

      May 29, 2014 at 1:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Nowuvedoneit
      Nowuvedoneit

      @Lvng1tor: You aren’t debating you are dismissing so I shall kindly do the same.

      May 29, 2014 at 1:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matthew Tharrett
      Matthew Tharrett · Queerty Editor

      Very interesting to see folks both here and on Facebook declare that Chris Crocker is “not trans.”

      If the state of being transgender is a self-identified expression, isn’t it redundant to claim Chris Crocker is “not a trans woman” because you think he doesn’t look, act, or believe how you think a trans woman should?

      Let me remind you that he lived — at the very least — a year as a trans woman who identified as a woman on several occasions, and never so much as left the house as what some would consider to be a “traditional male.” Are you also suggesting that he “grew out of” being a trans woman? Are you saying that he was “never trans” simply because you think, contrary to what he identified as and expressed, that he was never trans?

      It’s not exactly clear in the video above if he still identifies as trans, but it’s silly for anyone to suggest he doesn’t know what it’s like to be a trans woman.

      May 29, 2014 at 1:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lvng1tor
      Lvng1tor

      @Nowuvedoneit: Isn’t that what I said…that I wasn’t gonna debate? Glad we agree then! :-) Look at us finding common ground!

      @Matthew Tharrett: That all well may be true and fine…I stand by my statement I don’t feel he has anything new to add to the conversation. I don’t find him to be an honest and true person. That’s my opinion.

      May 29, 2014 at 1:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • redcarpet
      redcarpet

      Well trans isn’t a monolithic permanent state of being. Maybe he was trans for a while, didn’t feel right, and isn’t anymore, but may try it again later.

      But I don’t know if it is appropriate to claim Trans when he is so fully embracing his assigned gender as is right now. I mean, full on gay porn, beards, muscles, etc. If he decided to transition again he would have claim to the identity but as he stands it doesn’t seem fair for him to speak for Trans folk. It would be like a gay guy marrying a woman and then telling other gay people why they don’t deserve marriage rights.

      May 29, 2014 at 1:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache99
      Stache99

      Zzzz…Oh sorry. Carry on.

      May 29, 2014 at 2:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DuchessOfMilton
      DuchessOfMilton

      @Lvng1tor: Too bad you didn’t listen. He was thoughtful, articulate, and insightful. But given that he was thoughtful, articulate, and insightful, I can understand why you wouldn’t want to listen.

      May 29, 2014 at 2:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DuchessOfMilton
      DuchessOfMilton

      @Matthew Tharrett: AMEN.

      May 29, 2014 at 2:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      So I’m confused. As I understand it, a big fight for the Trans community is to be able to “Self Identify” in other words, they shouldn’t have to have genital surgery in order to qualify as “Trans”

      And yet some trans folks have now attacked Crocker saying that just because he says he is trans doesn’t mean anything.

      You can’t have it both ways, you can’t say that being Trans is about self identification and then say that it isn’t when somebody who self identify as Trans says something you don’t like.

      May 29, 2014 at 3:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rextrek
      rextrek

      totally agree with CC here…..RuPaul is OUR Friend…period..end of story!

      May 29, 2014 at 3:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lvng1tor
      Lvng1tor

      @DuchessOfMilton: oh burn……Sorry I don’t like the guy. And because I don’t the guy you seek to insult me. Thanks for joining the conversation. BTW I did actually listen to it….long before your so insightful shove it in my face…gotcha moment. I don’t feel he adds anything new to the conversation and all we are doing is going around and around on the topic. I’ve read most everyone’s comments on other posts and no one’s opinions seem to have changed. If you like the guy and feel he was insightful, articulate and thoughtful great. Why am I not aloud to have a different opinion? I never said anyone else was wrong I’ve kept it to why I think he doesn’t matter and why I think this is going nowhere and was not needed. In fact, I’ve said others are entitled to their opinion but here’s why I differ. Why don’t you try that next time you are seeking to prove your point.

      May 29, 2014 at 3:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Lvng1tor:

      I get what you are saying and Crocker does seem……um…..flighty? lol

      May 29, 2014 at 3:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • corvaspikenard
      corvaspikenard

      @Matthew Tharrett: There are people who detransition because they realise they aren’t actually transgender. What irreversible steps did Chris take to transition? Why does he now go by male pronouns? Why does he do gay male porn?
      He may have identified as transgender briefly, but he clearly doesn’t identify as a binary MTF now – not in the slightest.

      I would at least expect him to go by female pronouns if he indentified as a woman. Did you screw up the reporting of this piece by referring to him as male?

      Certainly he can be trans and identify as male (i.e. genderqueer, gendefluid, ect) but he cannot be seen as qualified to represent the people who most often have the T slur thrown at them. Dressing as a girl for a year then giving up might give you a taste of what being a trans woman is like, but it is not representative of the experiences of lefions of trans women who carried on with transition; many of whom have been women longer than this site has been around.

      May 29, 2014 at 3:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dannyboi2
      dannyboi2

      @Lvng1tor: Actual? Really, you may not like the guy but, you come to an article by him or with him to criticize him and suggest he’s less than. Really? I don’t want to be rude but, I must defend Chris and say you are so wrong. I don’t understand why most humans must put others down to feel better about their insecurities. Didn’t your mama teach ya if you don’t have nothing good to say.

      May 29, 2014 at 3:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jayj150
      jayj150

      If he identifies as trans, then he is trans. I personally don’t believe that, but that is transgenderism’s mantra: you are what you feel you are and decide to identify as. That’s why in their view ‘women with penises’ are just as female as any other woman(hyper eye rolling right now). But of course, inconsistent and hypocritical as usual, since Crocker is taking a pro-Ru stance, then he is obviously ‘not a real trans’ in the view of trans activists. But either way, how is his opinion less important if he is just another gay man?. This issue involves the freedom of speech of gay men, so his opinion is valid regardless of how he chooses to call himself.

      May 29, 2014 at 3:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SteveDenver
      SteveDenver

      Crocker isn’t “opinionated,” he’s a bossy jerk.
      His well-publicized “bareback porn” career proves he’s incredibly stupid.

      May 29, 2014 at 3:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • corvaspikenard
      corvaspikenard

      @jayj150: He can identify as trans, but while he goes by male pronouns and identifies as male, he’s clearly not MTF – he’s genderfluid, genderqueer, agender or another non-binary identification.
      There is a difference between binary and non-binary. Especially non-binaries who live more in their birth-assigned bodies and gender roles.
      They don’t get to speak for the binary trans people.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dannyboi2
      dannyboi2

      @sweetbrandigirl2004: Well I care, he’s an internet sensation and has done more for the LGBT community than most. He’s also famous for his rants and I find him adorable beneath all the masks I know there’s a kind and caring loving person. So, There I care!

      May 29, 2014 at 4:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      @Nowuvedoneit: One must have some creditability before I listen to their opinion and Chrocker has NONE so No I couldn’t care less about how or what he thinks about anything. He’s a sad little gay man who is constantly looking for ways to make himself reinvent and get his picture back on any gay news site. HEY CHRIS LEAVE THE GAY COMMUNITY ALONE !!! and quite bugging the shit out of us with you sorry attempts to be relevant !!

      May 29, 2014 at 4:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @corvaspikenard:

      Actually he still stated in an interview last year that he identifies as trans and was considering surgery.

      Additionally by you asking “What irreversible Steps did he take to being trans” you are negating the fight the trans community has engaged in to not HAVE to have a surgery to be considered Trans.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      @dannyboi2: OMG quit thinking with the little head then you might be able to see him for who he really is !

      May 29, 2014 at 4:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jayj150
      jayj150

      @corvaspikenard: Why do you get to decide that?. I don’t think ‘women with penises’ are real women, but I respect their right to call themselves that. Why can’t you in all your trans glory grant Crocker the same courtesy?

      May 29, 2014 at 4:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matthew Tharrett
      Matthew Tharrett · Queerty Editor

      @jayj150: “since Crocker is taking a pro-Ru stance, then he is obviously ‘not a real trans’ in the view of trans activists.”

      That is precisely why I included the links at the bottom of this post. Notice how the word police are not acknowledging the opinions of actual trans women dissenting? What about Justin Vivan Bond, TS Madison, and Sonique?

      May 29, 2014 at 4:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Matthew Tharrett:

      Absolutely! They don’t agree, therefore they must not exist or not be REAL Transgenders.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • corvaspikenard
      corvaspikenard

      @Matthew Tharrett: Where are the voices of the trans women who don’t want the word to be used?

      Where are the stories of the trans women who have been bashed or killed while their attacker screamed the T word at them?
      Will you give them a voice on Queerty?

      May 29, 2014 at 4:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • corvaspikenard
      corvaspikenard

      @jayj150: If Chris still identifies as a woman, I will be happy to eat my words, Jay.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jayj150
      jayj150

      @sweetbrandigirl2004: You said: “He’s a sad little gay man who is constantly looking for ways to make himself reinvent and get his picture back on any gay news site. HEY CHRIS LEAVE THE GAY COMMUNITY ALONE !!!”. Well, you’re finally showing your true homophobic colors, ‘sweet’ girl. Why do you, a ‘straight woman’, get to decide what gay men find relevant or not?. I find Mock and Carrera completely boring, vacuum and irrelevant, yet your people seem to idolize them, and I respect that. What if some gay guys find Chris interesting?. He sure is a whole of a lot more eloquent and has done more for gay people than Carrera. And you know what, it takes more balls to live as an open, gender non-conforming ‘little gay man’ than going to the doctor to turn you into a ‘straight woman’ so you can hide behind a skirt. There.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AJAnders
      AJAnders

      Yeah, because this is what anyone needs to hear in regards to any topic, an opinion from Chris Crocker.

      A nutcase makes a YouTube video several years ago where he cries with the kind of despair most normal people would have at a funeral over bad publicity for a celebrity he’s never even met. He gets instant fame for being a train wreck of a person. Now, years later, his opinion is somehow worthy of a feature on this site?

      You need to raise your standards, Queerty.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matthew Tharrett
    • ChgoReason
      ChgoReason

      I don’t know but Carmen Carrera seems poised to become bigger than Ru and Crocker. I’m just glad it’s Vh1 that picked up Carrera’s show, and not Logo. If only ‘cuz of the lack of HD when viewing Logo programming makes it feel as if I was back in the 90′s watching TV via bunny ear antennas.

      http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/tyra-banks-produce-transgender-docuseries-703539

      May 29, 2014 at 4:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daniel-Reader
      Daniel-Reader

      RuPaul makes money off crossdressing. It is just a money-making endeavor. Drag queens are like rodeo clowns. Their profession is putting on make-up and entertaining a crowd. Not surprising actual transgender people take offense at being lumped in with drag. Not much different than the gay community being lumped in with drag since drag is a completely voluntary pastime, or money-making/fame endeavor as in the cases of a television show personality like RuPaul or internet whiner Crocker.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @corvaspikenard: said…

      Where are the voices of the trans women who don’t want the word to be used?
      Where are the stories of the trans women who have been bashed or killed while their attacker screamed the T word at them?
      Will you give them a voice on Queerty?
      _____________________________________________________

      I”m just curious, did you actually search Queerty articles before posting that or do you just kind of lash out without bothering to get your facts straight? Because here are links to a few Tans positive articles or articles about hate crimes against Transgender persons that I got from a 10 second search on Queerty.

      http://www.queerty.com/watch-if-someone-yelling-tranny-faggot-before-shooting-you-in-the-arm-isnt-a-hate-crime-we-dont-know-what-is-20110712

      http://www.queerty.com/nobody-on-the-train-did-anything-when-a-man-screamed-the-tranny-has-to-die-at-lea-t-20110208

      http://www.queerty.com/rupaul-blasted-for-transphobia-by-the-advocate-not-everyone-agrees-20140407

      http://www.queerty.com/laverne-cox-honored-for-moving-equality-forward-stuns-crowd-with-story-of-trans-friends-arrest-20140413

      May 29, 2014 at 4:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Daniel-Reader:

      So it’s all about money for RUPaul? Hmmmm, does’t really explain then why Ru’s been doing it since around the age of 18 back when there was no money in it for him then does it?

      May 29, 2014 at 4:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • corvaspikenard
      corvaspikenard

      @Matthew Tharrett: So why are you defending people who are against removing the most common slur used against trans victims of violence?
      I’m having a hard time understanding where you are coming from on this. You clearly seem to be on the side of the likes of Crocker and RuPaul.

      But more to the point, I mean in THIS debate; where are the stories from the other side, from the activists who want the word removed from television?

      May 29, 2014 at 4:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Polyboy
      Polyboy

      I find it interesting, that the Advocate and Bilerico are ignoring the voices of Crocker, Lady Bunny, Justin Bond and other prominent voices, and exhort people to continue to pile onto RuPaul and claim that he is killing them with his words.

      It’s a goddamned witch hunt and the outlets and the so-called activists, who are silent on major legal issues, but are suddenly so involved over this.

      All of that effort that could be spent lobbying spent playing piranha and exposing an ugly anti-drag contingent within the non-natal woman community.

      May 29, 2014 at 5:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daveliam
      Daveliam

      I am utterly baffled by the people who refuse to accept that he identifies as trans. Aren’t you doing exactly what people do to you when they claim that you aren’t “really” trans as well? If a person can self-identify as trans, then why is his self-identification not as valid as yours? This is a genuine question. It doesn’t matter if he looks like a guy and prefer male pronouns if he self-identifies as trans, right? No one else should be able to tell him how to identify, right?

      May 29, 2014 at 5:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      @Matthew Tharrett: He live for nearly a year as a full-time cross dresser thats very different then feeling like you were born in the wrong body.

      May 29, 2014 at 6:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @corvaspikenard: said…

      “@Matthew Tharrett: So why are you defending people who are against removing the most common slur used against trans victims of violence?
      I’m having a hard time understanding where you are coming from on this. You clearly seem to be on the side of the likes of Crocker and RuPaul.
      ______________________

      How come you keep changing the topic every time somebody proves you wrong or responds to your comment. You attacked Queerty for not running different stories on Transgenders and he proved you wrong so now you have to circle around and come up with some new accusation. You know, or you could just simply admit you were wrong.

      May 29, 2014 at 6:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @sweetbrandigirl2004: said…

      “He live for nearly a year as a full-time cross dresser thats very different then feeling like you were born in the wrong body.”
      ____________________

      Interesting how the same people who demand that society accept you for what you say you are are saying that Crocker should not be accepted for what he says he is.

      How incredibly hypocritical and anti-trans of you.

      May 29, 2014 at 6:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Nowuvedoneit
      Nowuvedoneit

      @sweetbrandigirl2004: Funny arguing about transgender street cred. Who decided your voice has more authority on the subject? There people like Chris Crocker who are gender fluid and that means he can call himself trans.

      May 29, 2014 at 6:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jayj150
      jayj150

      @Polyboy: The Advocate’s Editor-at-large is Diane Anderson-Minshall, a self-proclaimed t#anny chaser who is fascinated by the “‘dicothomy’ of trans bodies”. Don’t expect her to take gay men’s side any time soon.

      http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2013/10/02/op-ed-my-attraction-trans-people-not-fetish

      May 29, 2014 at 6:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • shelleybear
      shelleybear

      But we’ve always Ru Paul is our fiend.
      We’v known that for years.
      What’s the problem?

      May 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DarkZephyr
      DarkZephyr

      @corvaspikenard: Probably because transvestites aren’t usng the word as a slur against anyone when they say it because they are describing themselves with the word and not you so it’s none of your business.

      May 29, 2014 at 9:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DarkZephyr
      DarkZephyr

      I just watched a video that was posted this year where Crocker still identifies as a Transwoman.

      May 29, 2014 at 9:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lvng1tor
      Lvng1tor

      @dannyboi2: like your mom taught you by criticizing me? I formed my opinion about Crocker yet you took it personally by criticizing me. Someone you know even less about. I’ll just let that sink in a bit. Still we are all entitled to our opinions. Thank you for sharing.

      May 29, 2014 at 10:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lvng1tor
      Lvng1tor

      @dannyboi2: By the way “he has done more for the LGBT community than most” How so? His bareback porn. His ranting about Brittney. He’s not some pioneer. He is an out youtube personality. What exactly has he done for the community? That’s not an indictment of him. It’s just what he is. He makes his money that way and that’s cool but “done more for the lgbt community” REALLY?

      May 29, 2014 at 10:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • inbama
      inbama

      @redcarpet:

      ” It would be like a gay guy marrying a woman and then telling other gay people why they don’t deserve marriage rights.”

      Did Crocker say he was against trans rights?

      Completely unfair analogy – especially as he is pretty much saying what certifiable transwoman Calpernia Addams said far more effectively in her essay.

      May 30, 2014 at 12:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • inbama
      inbama

      @Lvng1tor:

      Yep, Parker Marie Molloy and her Anti-Drag Mafia should take a deep bow for having achieved the unimaginable – transforming RuPaul into Harvey Milk.

      May 30, 2014 at 12:47 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fang
      Fang

      @redcarpet: Agreed!

      May 30, 2014 at 8:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • YesIDid
      YesIDid

      “reluctedness”? Oh, these kids today!

      May 30, 2014 at 12:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      @Cam: I have never asked anyone to accept me for who I am since I’m NOT trans why would I ? I can’t say I support gender fluid as a way of being in fact I think it’s a myth and its really people who are so Fucked up in the head they can’t decide who or what they are and whom are never happy no matter what.

      May 30, 2014 at 2:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      @inbama: Hardly !! Rupaul will Never be in the same class as Harvey Milk.

      May 30, 2014 at 2:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Captain Obvious
      Captain Obvious

      @Lvng1tor: Don’t listen to the queens giving you crap over your opinion. I felt the exact same way, rolled my eyes, and started scrolling the comments.

      Crocker has always been an attention whore since he first became a media fame whore. He’s try to play chameleon any camo his way into anything remotely relevant to gain attention again. It’s really sad… but a lot of the stereotypes running around pretending to represent us do the same. It’s not surprising that they took offense to your post because they aspire to be like Crocker themselves.

      The whole “trans” thing gets overblown into an “No one else understands me and my experience!” line of bs as a power play. When you take standing up for yourself and your civil rights and turn it into victimization for the sake of perceived power it makes people drop the entire issue altogether.

      It’s almost too obvious that some of these so called trans activists, gay activists, and race activists get off on the fame/power/money rather than trying to help promote change for a good life. They remind me of the pastors of Mega Churches, telling their congregation to give up their life savings for the church, while buying luxury vehicles and mansions.

      Kneel at my feet and give me all you’ve got! And don’t forget to “Like” me on Facebook! Also follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and Kik me!

      The world has reached a level of vapid narcissism that I wasn’t aware was possible, but as much as people hate religion it’s ironically predicted in the Bible.

      Anyway I didn’t mean to run on this long, especially on an article about Crocker lol.

      May 30, 2014 at 3:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      I saw a little video today where Chris Crocker is pissed off and ranting about the fact that people are doubting his gender Identity. He says he lived three years as a female I only remember one. I also happen to remember youtube video’s where Chris claimed to have had FFS Feminine Facial Surgery and be on hormones but looking at him today I can’t see any signs of FFS He goes on to demand that people don’t even dare doubt his gender Identity, in fact he says people aren’t even entitled to an opinion about his gender Identity. I did all I could do not to bust out laughing at him and his childish behavior. So here’s my response to Chris Crocker and his rant.

      First You don’t get to tell people they aren’t entitled to an opinion because everyone is entitled to an opinion on any and everything they choose to have one on.

      Second People who truly have GID and suffer from the condition of having dysphoria over their bodies don’t make gay bareback porn and use the genitals that are supposedly causing them dysphoria.

      Lastly You can’t just claim to be a women and not in a position to transition because of what you have to lose…Loss is part of transition it shouldn’t be but it is and I known of NO ONE who has transition who hasn’t experienced loss.

      May 30, 2014 at 11:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ChgoReason
      ChgoReason

      Crocker’s behavior reminds me of Ru Paul contestant LaGanja. That sort of behavior (histrionic) – self-centered,, vain, demanding, excessive emotionality, attention seeking emotions, spotlight seeking actions – is actually a clinical personality defect. Crocker thrives on the attention ppl give him, and as such should be discounted from the weight he adds to a true logical and rational conversation.

      May 30, 2014 at 11:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bluedandruff
      bluedandruff

      @Lvng1tor: Actual Transexual? For everyone, If you guys are going to start policing words then learn the definition of those words beforehand.

      trans·sex·u·al
      tran(s)?sekSHo?o?l/Submit
      noun
      noun: transexual
      1.
      a person who emotionally and psychologically feels that they belong to the opposite se

      May 31, 2014 at 11:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lvng1tor
      Lvng1tor

      @bluedandruff: I said “actual trans” not “actual transexual” using “trans” to cover the community. I already know the definition and showed nothing in my post to suggest otherwise. Pick a real point to argue not one ya made up in your mind.

      I also made no comments pertaining to “policing words” I questioned Crocker’s intent, honesty and whether or not he added anything new or worthy to the conversation.

      I do, however, congratulate you on being able to copy and paste from a google search. Well done.

      May 31, 2014 at 12:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sweetbrandigirl2004
      sweetbrandigirl2004

      I think it would be good for everyone in the community to learn the definition of the words they use everyday when referring to someone in our community as they are misused all the time. As for Transsexual lets take a look

      Transgender

      Definition An umbrella term that refers to those with identities that cross over, move between, or otherwise challenge the socially constructed border between the genders. While this can include medical or social transition, it may not.

      Surgery : Usually do not get surgery.

      Medical Condition : While no consistent diagnoses is given to transgender people, some may qualify for a diagnosis under Gender Dysphoria or Intersex conditions.

      Additional Conditions : Due to the societal pressure to conform, some transgender people can experience depression, anxiety, panic, substance abuse issues, and/or suicidal ideations.

      Sexual Orientation : Typically not relevant.Therefore transgender people can be straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, pansexual, etc.

      Transsexual

      Definition : A term referring to a person who does not identify with the sex they were assigned at birth and wishes, whether successful or not, to realign their gender and their sex through use of medical intervention.

      Surgery : Often, if available to the person, however it completely depends on the person.

      Medical Condition : DSM-V labels transsexual people Gender Dysphoric, a label contested by many trans people who say the problem is physical, not mental. Typically medical and/or surgical intervention to align one’s sex and gender aids in feeling of dysphoria

      Additional Conditions : Due to the societal pressure to conform, some transsexual people can experience depression, anxiety, panic, substance abuse issues, suicidal ideations and/or social isolation.

      Sexual Orientation : Typically not relevant.Therefore transsexual people can be straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, pansexual, etc.

      There are huge difference between transsexuals and transgender just as there are huge differences between cross dressers and transsexuals. Also just like those in the transgender community resent being called “Tranny” so do many transsexuals resent being called transgender.

      May 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • vive
      vive

      I thinknthis lid is still no less confused than in his Britney days and needs an explanation of the meaning of the word transgender. M2M is not trans, sorry to burst your bubble dear, and neither is M2F2M unless you have great difficulty with the cocept of present tense.

      May 31, 2014 at 9:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • vive
      vive

      *this kid
      *concept

      D@mn useless iPad touch typing.

      May 31, 2014 at 9:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BROOKECERDA
      BROOKECERDA

      SORRY TO BREAK YOUR HEARTS GAYS,BUT BIANCA DEL RIO DOESN’T EXIST.ITS A CHARACTER JUST LIKE BOZO OR RUPAUL, BUT CARMEN, JANET , LAVERNE & MYSELF ARE WOMEN.AND IF ANY OF YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF A MAN, YOU WOULD KNOW HOW TO TREAT A WOMAN . THERE ARE NO DEGREES OF WOMANHOOD WOMEN ARE WOMEN, TRANSGENDER OR CISGENDER YOU BEING GAY DOES NOT GIVE YOU A PASS BE VULGAR WITH US. I DONT CARE HOW FEM YOU LOOK. BODIES ARE NOT GENDER.

      RESPECT ALL WOMEN !!

      STOP MAKING AN ASS OF YOUR TRANSPHOBIC SELVES .

      Jun 2, 2014 at 10:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • translady
      translady

      I made a little animated video on the Tr*nny debate. Check it out!

      Jun 15, 2014 at 9:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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