YT-Userin iiGethii (das Originalvideo ist bei uns selbstverständlich gesperrt) hat sich 3 Jahre lang bei ihrer Frauwerdung fotografiert, die Dame hatte sich in der Zeit mehreren Facial Feminization Surgeries unterzogen. Well done!
Lana Wachowski (The Matrix, Bound, V for Vendetta) sprach auf einer Human Rights zum ersten mal seit forever. Die Dame (und ihr Bruder) geben seit dem Erfolg mit der Matrix keine Interviews und treten nicht öffentlich auf, jetzt haben sie das geändert und Lana erzählt auf der Gala über ihre Kindheit als Transgender, Mobbing, Identitätsprobleme und Akzeptanz durch die Gesellschaft.
Sie liefert mit der Rede einen der intelligentesten („The Pathology of a society that refuses to see acknowledge the spectrum of gender in the same blind way they refuse to see the spectrum of race and sexuality“) und bewegendsten („[My Mum] tells me to look at her but I don’t want to, because when I do I am unable to understand why she cannot see me“) Beiträge zum Thema seit „It gets better“… und einen der lustigsten („[My hairdresser's] seen the drunken pornographic pictures of our honeymoon in Mykonos“).
Ich empfehle, das komplette Ding anzusehen (Ab circa Minute 5) oder das Transkript zu lesen:
Invisibility is indivisible from visibility; for the transgender this is not simply a philosophical conundrum — it can be the difference between life and death.
A few short weeks ago after my coming out, the three of us, Tom, Andy and I were being interviewed, one of the reporters ventured away from the subject of the film towards my gender. Imagine that, a reporter. My brother quickly stepped in, “Look, just so we’re clear,” he says, “if somebody asks something or says something about my sister that I don’t like, understand that I will break a bottle over their head.” [applause] Few words express love clearer than these.
I am here because Mr. Henderson taught me that there are some things we do for ourselves, but there are some things we do for others. I am here because when I was young, I wanted very badly to be a writer, I wanted to be a filmmaker, but I couldn’t find anyone like me in the world and it felt like my dreams were foreclosed simply because my gender was less typical than others.
If I can be that person for someone else [pause, applause] then the sacrifice of my private civic life may have value.
Schönes Plugin von Danielle Sucher:
Jailbreak the Patriarchy genderswaps the world for you. When it’s installed, everything you read in Chrome (except for gmail, so far) loads with pronouns and a reasonably thorough set of other gendered words swapped. For example: “he loved his mother very much” would read as “she loved her father very much”, “the patriarchy also hurts men” would read as “the matriarchy also hurts women”, that sort of thing.
This makes reading stuff on the internet a pretty fascinating and eye-opening experience, I must say. What would the world be like if we reversed the way we speak about women and men? Well, now you can find out!
Von Reuters: Thai “ladyboy” pictures confuse election officials: „Thailand’s community of “ladyboys” complained Wednesday they were being marginalized in next week’s general election because their ID card pictures were too confusing for polling officials.“