"I don't get the transphobia some cis gay folks feed into
when a huge chunk of homophobia is based on not living up to
Don't blame trans & gender nonconforming folks for why the LGBTQ community isn't respected. You should be blaming cisheteronormativity.
The rights many queer folks enjoy today were the result of unapologetic trans and gender nonconforming folks living boldly." -- Raquel Willis, 2016-08-17; link is to first of a string of five tweets, three of which I've quoted
[I don't hear the "if it weren't for trans people / flamboyant people ..." argument from friends, but I do see it now and then in essays and comments written by folks I don't know, and among my friends I occasionaly hear "I don't see why an LGB organization / movement should include T", which is related. Thing is, trans folks have been involved from the beginning.]