Being gay is not the same as being a mentally disturbed teenager or a creepy fetishistic man anymore than being straight is those things.
“Saying trans isn’t a disorder because being gay isn’t a disorder is a false analogy given the radically different life path it results in. Maybe the best route for trans people *is* in understanding it as a disorder.”
“Women’s prisons are stressful and distressing places. Highly vulnerable, often traumatised prisoners are the rule not the exception. Many have faced male sexual violence and exploitation. Imagine what it must be like for such women to have males imprisoned alongside them.”