Simply wanting to be another age, gender, race, species etc. does not mean you can simply become that “being.” I cannot identify as a senior citizen and start collecting my social security. I can’t identify as a child to get into the aquarium for free. I can’t decide that I want to be a cat today and a giraffe tomorrow.
Caitlyn Bruce Jenner is no more a woman than Rachel Dolezal is black.
This is not a mockery of transgender people. It is simply the scientific facts behind basic human anatomy.
Michael Brown writes:
I do not write these words lightly, and there is not an ounce of mockery or, God forbid, hatred in my heart when I say that Caitlyn Jenner is a man wearing a dress.
It appears that now is as good a time as ever to state some things clearly.
So then, to avoid all ambiguity: No, you do not get…