Tit for Tat

Tit for Tat – a light hearted attempt to confront Genderbread Orthodoxies with ideas of equal logical and rhetorical robustness that always has the same basic message to the Genderbread foot soldiers which could be summed up as “So how do you like ‘dem apples?”

Tit for Tat
This instalment: Illustrations used to explain the difference between sexuality and gender identity. Let’s see if Gender Identity learns something from the not so gentle teasing of Sexual Orientation And good friend Sexuality. Presented as a dialogue between personified identity and trait categories

Gender Identity: I like to use this to explain how we are different . . .


“Sexual orientation is about who you want to go to bed with. But Gender identity who you are weather you are in bed with someone else or on your own.”

Or another way some people sometimes say it,

“Sexuality is about the gender of the person you want to take to bed but Gender identity is about the gender of the person you see in the mirror getting out of that bed every day.”

Sexual Orientation : I have heard those explanations or similar ones before and I might explain how these terms differ by telling people that . . .

“Gender Identity is about what you want the world to see when they look at your from the outside.

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