It’s going to be a lot more dangerous to be trans in America. Please think carefully about the power you wield if you know that someone is trans, or are aware of their deadname.
The question of ‘what’s deadnaming?’ has come up a few times lately so I thought I’d dedicate a post to it, because it’s a relatively recent (I think?) neologism and it’s worth a bit of exploration. First, though: I did not invent this term. Second: I do not know who did. The first incidence appears […]