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10-15-2010 @ 11:52AM
This is a huge privilege issue. Straight, cisgendered people would think nothing of casually mentioning that they have an opposite sex partner, while gay people have to hide or lie. Transgender people have to pretend to be the gender that they by definition do not want to be.It's so easy for straight, cisgendered people to say "well just don't do that" when they never have to censor their own behavior to protect themselves from harassment.
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