I've been told by non-binary folx that what I describe to them as my feelings is that I, too, am actually enby by definition, but I've never really identified as that so I've always just sort of been me. With no particular gender or sexual identification.
@garrett aaaaay! 🙆 :3
@garrett ( and, like,... as i tend to yell about a lot.
like, you definitely don't gotta identify any particular way or use any particular words for you. you don't exist to validate anyone else's identity or nothin'; they'll hopefully learn, in time, that they've always been valid with you or without.
but, ya know,.... ya can if ya want! )
I get your syndrome, though. *hugs* Come to a march, talk about things, find more NB's. You'll see we're not that scary and that we come in all shapes, sizes, relationships' formats and clothes. ;)
NB here, btw!
@garrett @SetecAstronomy @bobby_newmark The erasure of straight-passing queer people is something the community constantly deals with and handles really badly, in my opinion. But as one of the erased, let me say this. You do you and we've got your back. Whatever labels you want or don't want, we've got your back, if you want it.
a) eh, you just find some good friends who happen to be a part of it who accept you regardless. That's really what it's about
b) better you than me, they'd never late me in the front gate. I questioned my identity when I was younger. I didn't fit in with my peers at all. Should I have been born a girl? The whole concept of trans or gender identities was utterly foreign to me at the time. I've since come to accept myself exactly the way I am. I just happen to be a cishet white male. The enemy in the eyes of a variety of peoples.
Thankfully I have a wide variety of friends with all sorts of interesting backgrounds. So it really doesn't bother me. I accept them for who they are, and they accept me for who I am.
@garrett I don't really know how to be supportive of this, other than to fave the toots. But don't take the lack of spoken response to be a lack of support.
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