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“How Do You Have Sex?” And Other Things You Shouldn’t Say To A Trans Person

Screen Shot 2015-05-28 at 11.00.29 AMSet the clock back 30 years, and many of the ignorant questions transgender people face were being asked of gay people:

“When did you decide to be trans?”

“How do you have sex?”

And many more, as the below video details, are unique annoyances the trans community faces every day:

“Have you had the op?”

“Which bathroom do you use?”

Ignorance doesn’t necessarily reflect bad intentions, but a refusal to educate ourselves on experiences outside of our own does no good for anyone.

Here’s yet another opportunity to learn a little something about how to respectfully engage with people, trans or otherwise: