Dating genderqueer person

, there are two main roots of sexism: One is the privileging of masculinity and maleness over femininity and femaleness, and another is non-binary oppression — or forced conformity to binary gender expectations.

Non-binary people are so marginalized that our genders do not occur to most people, except as a bad joke.

These influence the ways that people act, interact, and feel about themselves.

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Not everyone who isn’t solely male or female identifies as non-binary either.

And agender people sometimes dislike the words non-binary and trans because they have the implication of gender within them.

Yet our gender identities (or lack of gender) are at the heart of sexist thinking.

Understanding non-binary oppression is a key piece of the puzzle for understanding gender-based oppression overall.

Woman B: I have a congenital Disorder/Difference of Sex Development (DSD) called pure gonadal dysgenesi, or Swyer Syndrome.

I'm an intersex woman without fully functioning gonads, or sex glands.

We have no high-profile role models or political representation.

Most people in the feminist community — and even many in the trans community — omit us in discussions of gender justice.

I don't have an official diagnosis, and often with intersex condition, that's the case.

The best I could get is gonadal dysgenesis, which is a fancy way of saying that my gonads (would-be ovaries or testes in the womb) never developed into anything.

While most females commonly possess two X chromosomes, my sex chromosomes are XY.