Dear Cis People, This Tumblr Is Too Through With Gender Norms

By inviting trans users to submit anonymously, Dear Cis People provides a candid look at the entitlement, sexism and transphobia that trans folks deal with on a regular basis.

According to the site, it is meant to be “a means of opening a communication line from people who are often silenced, either inadvertently or otherwise.” The term “cis” as in “cisgendered” refers to people who are not transgender. Many trans people prefer to use “cis” instead of terms that attempt to draw distinctions based on biological sex or gender.

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Saeed Jones is executive editor, culture for BuzzFeed and the author of the poetry collection Prelude to Bruise, and is based in New York.
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