Sometimes detransitioners and those sympathetic to us will suggest (tongue-in-cheek, of course) that we should be added to the alphabet soup (LGBTQD+) or that we should be added to the now atrocious looking pride flag.

But here's what I really want for detransitioners.

I don't want to be an ingredient in the alphabet soup and I don't want to further bastardize a flag that once stood for same-sex pride.

Detransitioners don't need to be part of an initialism or flag, we need our healthcare providers to provide us with healthcare. That's it.

I don't want “detrans pride.”

I want detransitioners to receive the proper care that we're so often denied.

I want healthcare providers to provide for us, not cast their eyes down awkwardly as they ponder whether or not treating us is problematic or transphobic.

I want detransitioners to feel that they can talk about their experiences without fear of receiving unfounded accusations or threats.

I want detransitioners to feel they can go to their doctors and not feel humiliated of shamed for no longer being trans.

Keep your dishonest platitudes ("acceptance without exception")

Keep your new, ugly flag (seriously, what have you done to the pride flag?)

All I want for detransitioners is proper healthcare, and to be able to speak without receiving a tsunami of hostility.

That's it.


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