All posts tagged: Caitlyn Jenner

My Thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner 

Originally posted on modernteenfashion:
Honestly my thoughts about the whole Caitlyn Jenner situation is that people are making a bigger deal out of it than necessary. It was her decision to change genders because she knew that it’s what would make her happy and feel confident, so people shouldn’t judge that decision. I personally think that people should just leave her alone to live her life as a beautiful, strong woman and stop making it such a huge deal. It was just a choice she made in her life so that she could be who she wanted to be and I think that we should just respect it without overthinking it too much. I mean, so what if she changed genders and became a woman? Has it really hurt our society? No, not at all. If anything, it should be a symbol of acceptance so that we can all accept people for who they are, even if they do things that are a little out of the ordinary. I love being a girl, it’s who…

TED Talk Tuesday: What It Feels Like to Be Transgender

Lee Mokobe is a poet, who also happens to be transgender. With all of the talk about being transgender *cough cough Caitlyn Jenner* and the questions that have surfaced, I thought this poem may help to answer a few of those. Sex and gender studies has been a topic of interest for me for a while. I’m glad transgender issues are finally becoming a prominent topic of discussion. Share your thoughts below or email them to gumblogging@gmail.com. In the meantime, enjoy the spoken word. G.U.M Team