The Reason Why Some Words Make Us So Angry

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A story I wrote a year ago about people who take issue with the word ‘cisgender’ has recently resurfaced; the new crop of impassioned comments alerted me. This was one of those stories that just seemed to hit a nerve with some folks, and it elicited a fair amount of heated dialogue. As a White person who often writes…

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Martie Sirois

Martie Sirois

Covering the intersection of culture, politics & equality. Featured in Marker, HuffPost, PopSugar, Scary Mommy; heard on NPR, SiriusXM, LTYM, TIFO podcast, etc.