Reply To: The need for a label

DeeAnn Hopings

I don’t think you said anything that is offensive as far as I can tell.

Many people get hung up on labels, but I would suggest thinking of them as descriptions and shorthand. If I wanted to tell someone how things sat for me I could say:

  • I identify as Transgender, Non-Binary, Lesbian (6 words)


  • I identify as Transgender because I realized that I have always been an amalgam of male and female thoughts, energies and perspectives. I am Non-Binary because I am neither completely male nor completely female in my thinking. I am primarily attracted to women. (43 words)

Which is easier?

In terms of the various descriptive words, here are a couple of sets of definitions. There are many others, but I knew where to find these 2 quickly. Note that there will be a bit of variance in how the terms are defined.

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