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I Guess I Should Stop Letting People Call Me 'Tranny'

Malek Mouzon | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Malek Mouzon

There's a tendency among my friends and others who see me in my element to refer to me as a "tranny," one of the words that have recently been banished from the gay lexicon. Personally, I've always regarded being called a "tranny" not as a slur but as a term of endearment.

Anti-Trans Slurs and Drag: Who Exactly Is Transgender, and Does It Matter?

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

It might help for someone to talk with RuPaul and explain how many trans women really don't want to overcome their distaste for the slurs "tranny" and "shemale." As one who was slurred as a cover girl for the extremist Traditional Values Coalition back in 2008, I join in asking for simple respect and civility.