Transgender Perspective Reflection Paper

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Perspective taking There are some things that are the same between the character and I and that is that we are both transgender, white, assigned female at birth, can vote, and have enough money to live but not enough to just send without thinking. There are some difference and that is that my character is a binary transgender and I am a nonbinary transgender person. It was easy for me to get into the mindset of my character because we are so similar that it was almost like my daily life was right in front of my face. When I realized i had gotten a transgender character i knew that i was going to get stressed out because i started to think of the transgender experience and how it is hard to be transgender in the world today without access to …show more content…
The only thing that is all the way true is that i am kind. Being kind to everyone is something that i feel is important to be kind to everyone and how the world needs more of that. I am shy when people first meet me because i want to get a feel for who you are first so i don't get my heart hurt at first sight but once you get to know me i can be really fun to be around and really loveable. Being shy is just my temporary phase and not who i am. I am a very hard working person but because i sit on the floor to do things it is seen as being lazy but in reality it is just where i can feel the most comfortable and get the most work down. How i sit and what do does not reflect on my work ethics. I am also seen as a girl but my physical appearance and so everyone first wants to gender me as female and hold me to female standards of how i should act. I am not female though and being nonbinary my identity is oppressed and i will always be seen as my birth …show more content…
When it comes to understanding racism you have to understand how even in other -ism like sexism. Racism in sexism can show how women of color are treated worst than white women. You would think that is obvious because people of color get discriminated so white women would have it easier than women of color but when people try to generalize what is wrong with sexism it then gets put into a white women’s perspective and not how women of color feel because everyone thinks that it is a ready covered by racism and there is no need to bring up their experience. This also ties into privilege and oppression within oppressed group. The women of color are oppressed even more than white

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