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Posted on Sep 25, 2015

LGBT Women Share Things They Are Tired Of Hearing In This Powerful Video

"I never would have known that you're transgender."

These LGBT women spoke up about ignorant and insensitive questions and opinions they are tired of hearing, and why these comments are not OK.

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Assumptions and generalizations are insensitive and insulting.

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"Why are you wearing dude's clothes?"

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How is one even supposed to respond to such a statement?

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Eye rolling and laughter works.

Um, that's not really how it works.

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When is it ever appropriate to ask ANYONE about their genitals? Oh, right...NEVER.

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Also, this bears repeating: "Trans women are women, no matter how far along in their transition they are."

This logic is seriously flawed.

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No. Just... NO.

"Being LGBT is part of who we are. It's not something you can persuade us to change."

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#Truth

Ask better questions.

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