No, You Can’t Always Tell

Addressing the claim that you can always tell who is trans or not, with evidence.

Six cis women and one trans woman

A common argument encountered online when discussing trans rights is “we can always tell”, by this they mean people can always tell if someone is trans or not, and that the idea that trans people ever “pass” is a myth. If you asked any trans person if they thought people could always tell they’d probably just laugh. It’s such a common…