What’s “T” got to do with it?


So Lea Delaria, a lesbian comic, caved to pressures from the trans community and backed out of Michfest. Great. Grand. Wonderful. Bravo for her, really. Bravo that she was able to prioritize the concerns of males over those of lesbians, over those of her fan base.

I have to be honest, I’m pretty pissed off about this.

In backing out of Michfest, Delaria cited “in-fighting” within the LGBT community.

There is in-fighting within the LGBT community. There’s no doubt about that. However, might I posit that the in-fighting is due to the fact that “T” does not belong with the LGB?

Gender identity and sexuality are two fundamentally different things. The M2T activists never stop harping on this point. We cannot question their sexuality, we cannot question their penises, we cannot question their histories.

Okay then, let’s at least admit that the problems of a heterosexual man who “feels” like…

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