I agree with a lot of this. However, I do not agree that cisgender is a way to say “not transgender. There are other kinds of gender identity than cisgender and transgender (such as agender, demigender, etc.) Cis and trans are not opposites. I also disagree that usage of the term cisgender is somehow ‘power neutral’ as your pic implies through words like “just” and “simply.” Making something visible that depends on its invisibility for its power is, in and of itself, an act of power, as I argued in my piece. Pretending it’s not is either disingenuous or naive. Anyone who thinks otherwise should read the comments on my story.

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