See more » Ambiguously Gendered
Many governments pay for sexual reassignment surgery. New law is being - slowly and clumsily - created to establish the rights of persons who have abandoned the bodily gender with which they were born.
Tentatively and far too tardily we see a social space for transsexuals begin to emerge. The persistence or racism and homophobia tell us that it will never be perfect.
The average moron will continue to see a ‘tranny’ as a freak. But a freak with a place in the world.
I doubt similar limited acceptance of male transvestites will accompany this.
Aside from men with a special fetish a penis under a skirt will remain frightening.
Ordinary people want simplicity, straight lines and square angles - a black and white emotional and moral world.
Gender identity may be more stupefying than politics.