Profile: Ryan

Ryan

You can call me… Ryan Radclyffe-Hall

I identify as… genderqueer, a tg butch, a transvestite, radical faery, a boi, a fagdyke, a bigendered androgyne, an invert, a queer.

As far as third-person pronouns go, … use ‘ze’ and ‘hir’, ‘they’ or ‘their’, anything really, I don’t mind, so long as you aren’t using them to box me in.

I’m attracted to… a person’s mind. I find gender transgression hot, so it’s no surprise that more than half my partners have been queer or trans.

When people talk about me, I want them to… remember I’m a human being, and a real person. Don’t reduce me to my genitals, or the body I was assigned at birth. That body is long gone now.

I want people to understand… that no matter how much you love the gender binary, you and no one else can really fit its ideals… why bother defending it?

 

About Ryan Radclyffe-Hall
By day I’m a mild mannered IT tech, and by night I’m a trans and gender rights activist in Australia. I also co-founded an art project called Tranny Panic. Hopefully the world will hear more about that in the near future!


Posted by on February 26th, 2009 at 04:00 pm

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One Response to “Profile: Ryan”

  1. Diane

    this was beautifully written. sly humor (love it) and concise. and you’re a handsome boi, too! hopefully we will hear more about you and Tranny Panic here in the US.

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