7 Ways To Be A Good Trans Ally
So you know Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Geena Rocero, and some of these trans pioneers of our age, and you have mad crushes on all of them. But, how do you really become an ally to a friend who is trans* in an environment that only privileges gender binary, and has very little access to information regarding transitioning, gender affirming services, and more?
While we are seeing a significant shift in western pop culture in relation to gender identity and trans people & identities, we still have a long way to go, cos’ changing hearts and minds, and enlightening people regarding gender (or telling people how they got gender wrong all these while), especially in Asia with all our Asian (binary) values and baggage is a big task. So, everyone needs to play a role. Here are some tips on how you can be a trans ally!