The "trans umbrella" is a coalition of different gender-transgressive groups against anti transgender prejudice and discrimination. It is not an attempt to say that all groups under the umbrella are the same or have the same needs.

In particular, while the idea of "trans" (without a suffix) in Anglo-American trans liberalism has been somewhat colonised by an extremely medical-centric (ie transsexual) view based around the idea of transition, Transgender Liberation as a term was coined by Leslie Feinberg, and as a concept dates even further back. Leslie Feinberg was a non-transsexual butch genderqueer lesbian. Sie lived a large part of…

Mallory Moore

is a trans woman, sometime activist and researcher of cis studies.

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