Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender: One of These Things Is Not Like the Others.

Very educational. Thanks to bellibone’s Afterward blog (have I got it right?)

Afterward

https://www.buzzfeed.com/dominicholden/new-york-times-stop-calling-trans-gay?utm_term=.kl2GwJlwP#.jodbElpEL

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The first three categories are defined in term of whom the folks in that category want to go to bed with. The final category is about who the folks there want to go to bed as even when they go to bed alone.

First of all, I have been in many support group meetings and only rarely, believe it or not, does the subject of bedroom sex come up. It is simply so far off topic that we rarely venture there.

And I have never seen it hold the attention of the group more than briefly.

Questions of identity, of acceptance or rejection, the practical problems of transition or of dealing with prejudice and discrimination, yes, those come up all the time. But rarely does erotic sex emerge as a topic.

It is impossible to predict from knowing that someone is trans the sort of person they will…

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About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 82 now.
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3 Responses to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender: One of These Things Is Not Like the Others.

  1. belliboneone says:

    You did get the blog name right, thank you! I hope I did the approval thing correctly. I’m rather clumsy with the software. Anyone who is writing their own thoughts instead of spending all their time passively in front of a screen is someone worth talking to. I just tried to follow you again,but I am not sure it took!

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  2. Nan Mykel says:

    I’m clumsy also, but mainly just ignorant of how to get it all to work. Nan

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