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  •  You cis gays are appropriating trans history! (0+ / 0-)

    Stonewall was not about gay rights. It was about trans rights.

    Trans people stood up for gay and lesbian rights too, and then lesbian and gay organizations began to turn on trans people. Transphobes boycotted Olivia records to force it to fire Sandy Stone. Transphobes' backstabbing has made it infinitely harder for transsexual people to get transition-related care.

    It is absolutely disgusting for cis gays to take Stonewall from trans folks.

    Now look, I'm trans, and I'm lesbian. It gets me pretty angry when people only mention the gays, and all but invisibilize the rest of the queer community.

    Remember Duanna Johnson. Tortured by the Memphis PD for being black and trans. Killed by the Memphis PD for speaking up.

    by Marja E on Tue Nov 17, 2009 at 04:02:55 PM PST

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