(Well, if we're going to be practical carbon copies of ourselves...; see trannyfag
Transdyke is only a deragatory word if someone doesn't want it applied to them; the same as the word dyke
. That is, one probably shouldn't use it to label other people without their permission, but lots of people use it to label themselves, in which case it is not deragatory
, but the reclaiming of a word that was once used against them (much like dyke
in general - and in this case that's the reclaimed word since transdyke was never a popular insult for gynephilic MTF
s, as far as I know, - nigger
Also, sexual orientation
identity is not necessarily dependant on the person's gender identity
; in fact, it only need be if one identifies with the classical sense of homosexual
, polysexual, intellectsexual
, queersexual, etc. (as much as your mind can come up with) people can be any gender.
Rather than professing to be the one true
deacon of the Transgender Englightenment(tm)
and laying down the rules
, perhaps we could take the experiences of each person as valid.