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I really love this quote, from the ruling to allow X gender markers on U.S. passports:

"A chef might label a jar of salt a jar of sugar, but the label does not make the salt any sweeter."

lambdalegal.org/blog/zzyym_us_

@bright_helpings

It first read to me as the kind of thing a transphobic person might say. But when I read the article I saw that there was more to the quote:

"A chef might label a jar of salt a jar of sugar, but the label does not make the salt any sweeter. Nor does requiring intersex people to mark “male” or “female” on an application make the passport any more accurate."

@bright_helpings ngl this just sounds like what transphobes think of presenting as anything other than your assigned gender. "you can put a dress on a man but that doesn't make him a woman" and shit like that

@IslandScrubJay Yeah I'm sorta glad it's being used to mean the opposite thing here, I hope it makes them sad and frustrated and rethink their ways. :)

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