Education

Harvard: Gendered Language Threatens Trans People’s Lives

Harvard University’s “BGLTQ Student Life” office has recently issued a guide to students that claims that one’s “gender identity” can change on a daily basis.

The flyer, on “gender diversity,” writes that, “for many people — cis and trans — gender expression, identity, and self-understanding can change from day to day,” Campus Reform reports.

It also reads, “Trans people of color are 6x more likely to experience physical violence when interacting with the police than with white cisgender survivors of violence.”

Other claims made include the idea that because a very small percentage of people are born with both genitalia, that there are more than two sexes. (RELATED: Transgender People Are Now Oppressed Because ‘Pussy Hats’ ‘Equate Womanhood With Having A Vagina’)

There is also the claim that “transphobic misinformation” is a form of systemic violence, and that “gendered language” can “threaten the lives of trans people.”

Another important document produced by Harvard University’s Office of BGLTQ Student Life is their list of BGLTQ terminology.

One term defined includes, “Brown Boi,” which means a “a masculine of center person of color.”

There is also the term, “Leather Community,” defined in part as a “community which encompasses those who are into leather, sado-masochism, bondage and domination, uniform, cowboys, rubber, and other fetishes.”

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