A super inspirational Trans Visability post!
[NB: This is a social media post shared on my Facebook feed on 26 Jan.2016]
Few things in life are more fulfilling than affirming one’s true self, discovering, and living to the full, who one really is. It is among the most (if not the most) liberating of acts, a process of defining, or (to borrow from Janet Mock) redefining realness. This evening [26 Jan.2016], this is how I attended a jam-packed event on the legacy of the past and the path forward at the Canada Room at Queen’s University, in the presence of PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton, representatives of political parties, civil society activists and academics. Queen’s (and all the universities I have been through – in France and in the UK) has been a place where white privilege, racial hierarchies, cis heteropartriarchal attitudes, the cisgender gaze, microagressions and occasional insults have never been too far from…
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