Dating while genderqueer
I appreciated the joke, but it also filled me with a familiar sadness.
I am here to tell you that scissoring is most definitely a thing – an erotic, full-bodied, multi-orgasmic thing, and one of my personal favorite sex acts.
hormone replacement, surgery, etc.) to help mitigate this discomfort.
Others don't pursue medical treatment for various reasons — for example, because they don't experience discomfort, because socially transitioning is enough for them, or because no available medical options fit their gender.
Somewhat counter-intuitively, my opinion is extremely unpopular among some sex-positive queer communities.
I am in so many social situations where scissoring is being ridiculed that I usually don’t even bother to defend it. Take two pairs of ordinary scissors, open them up, and press them together at the joint as if you’re making two Barbies “have sex.” Now, imagine those shears are legs, and the joints are a couple of vulvas.
This should be kept in mind with context to older media and stories from foreign cultures.
As a matter of fact, there is still a lot that isn't understood, and because research on the subject is always yielding new discoveries in relatively quick succession, in addition to shifting societal norms and growing understanding that even biology isn't as cut-and-dry as it once was thought to be.
Transgender people can experience gender dysphoria (discomfort caused by being trans) on physical or social levels, and can pursue medical means (e.g., a scene opens with two characters performing a stereotypical lesbian sex act – scissoring.Sitting up and facing one another on a bed, legs intertwined, they grind and moan.They're often used as a source of interesting Conflict in a story, partly because their coming-out stories can depict change very visually.See the Useful Notes on Transgender people for a more Real Life-oriented and complete description.