Straight people have often asked me what I, a gay man, have in common with someone who’s trans. Gay people have often put that question to themselves.
There are many answers. Here’s one: I know what it’s like to have my identity, my dignity — my very hold on happiness — pressed into partisan battle and fashioned into a political weapon.
I know what it’s like to be used. And right now, trans people are being used, cruelly. You probably heard about what happened in Arkansas.Read more on nytimes.com