“It’s scary. It’s terrifying. Because it’s not just in the abstract we know that cis people that seem like allies could turn on us at any moment. It’s that it actually happens on a pretty regular basis. That we don’t perform trans-ness right and then we’re not women any more to them, or men, or whatever our gender is.”
Alice Isabelle is a senior software engineer and tech lead in an enterprise IT organization where she recently came out as transgender. She has a passion for social justice and spends most of her free time reading and writing about racism, white supremacy, transmisia, capitalism, and the many other interlocking systems of oppression that form the kyriarchy. She also loves doing her nails, playing Overwatch, building computers, and writing software.