If Transgenderism is a Legitimate Identity, So is Transability

One of my favorite quotes from Ravi Zacharias deals with relativism. He writes in his book The Real Face of Atheism: “With no fact as a referent, what is normative is purely a matter of preference.” Taken to its logical conclusion, his argument says that if there is no common set of standards, one cannot judge another because of one’s own personal standards. If we all live relatively, there are several billion sets of rules all working at once, and to look at someone else, and tell them that Read more […]

Transabled People Upsetting the Transgender Bandwagon

You might have to read this twice. A transabled person is a perfectly healthy person who for whatever reason doesn’t feel at home in his or her healthy body and believes a physical disability would be more in keeping with the “reality” in their minds: [Researcher Alexandre Baril] suggests [transablism] is just another form of body diversity — like transgenderism — and amputation may help someone achieve similar goals as someone who, say, undergoes cosmetic surgery to look more like who Read more […]