Being exceptional isn’t revolutionary, it’s lonely. It separates you from your community. Who are you, really, without community? I have been held up consistently as a token, as the "right" kind of trans woman (educated, able-bodied, attractive, articulate, heteronormative). It promotes the delusion that because I "made it," that level of success is easily accessible to all young trans women. Let’s be clear: It is not.
— Janet Mock “Redefining Realness”
I knew a guy who tried to start a “pray for Palestine” student organization at ORU. The school shut it down basically because it sounded too “pro Palestine.” Smdh