Transphobia is the hatred or irrational fear of transgender and transsexual people, and when a transgender person internalises the hate and irrational fear of themselves and other trans people, it is referred to as internalised transphobia. In simpler words, it is the discomfort a trans person might experience after internalising society’s standards of gender expectations.
Venus Xtravaganza, Evon Young, Nikki Kuhnhausen were strangled, abducted or left to decay in 1988, 2013 and 2019 respectively. The list of hate crime seems to be endless. It is a result of prejudice towards their gender. Our society has a tendency to show intolerance to everything it perceives as uncommon like homosexuality or transsexuality […]