Thank you for your response. You are correct that I am not addressing those people who undergo surgical gender reassignment. However, those people are no different in that labels can be used as weapons against them. Any hegemony, “queer” or “straight,” is harmful.

Philosophy professor reaching out beyond the ivory tower. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles. I also run WorldFusionRadio.com and InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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