Do you just pull it out of a hat? Does it have to do with things like their design or personality? Or do you look for clues in dialogue and plot?
I personally tend to usually look for clues in dialogue and plot. Sometimes it’s behavior patterns— or subtle clues. Sometimes things just…make sense in a way that even I’m not sure how that happened but it just does.
I’ve recently began thinking this way. Or at the very least he’s FAAB.
Will has a rather androgynous appearance, maybe he’s pre-T/non-hormone or early on, and wears a mask (which only adds to the androgyny). His clothes are rather baggy, especially in G2. Will also has quite noticeable hips in HGSS.
Without these details, it’s difficult to say whether the technology is effective, but what is clear is that, before a scan can begin, the machines must rely on the unpredictable technology of human perception. (Truthout’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking operational information about the scanners and related matters is pending.)
McCarthy said TSA agents select which button to press according to the gender presentation travelers are determined to be making at the security checkpoint.
In this way, people whose bodies don’t conform to TSA agents’ expectations of their perceived or stated gender - whether those expectations are encoded in a device or the human mind - become targets of suspicion.
The article also goes on to discuss genderqueer and non-binary individual’s issues with gender, and specifically airport scanners in this case:
Kai, a 19-year-old college student from the Midwest, identifies as third gender. Kai, who withheld a last name and prefers to be referred to by “they” instead of “he” or “she,” might never know why they were selected for a pat-down search during a trip with their family.
“They spent several minutes basically arguing about who should give me the pat-down, while I was standing there,” said Kai. “They were loudly arguing in the middle of the airport, all the while my family standing by, including my little sister, who I was not out to at the time.”
I feel like I can actually back up my defense of asexual characters because not only am I a celibate asexual, I’m a writer who writes asexual characters. Even before I started doing that, I was writing nonsexual relationships only.
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CeCe McDonald is an African American transgender woman who was a victim of a violent hate crime last June. She is now standing trial for two accounts of second-degree murder because she may or may not have killed one of her attackers in self-defense. Meanwhile, the white, cisgender adults who victimized her and a few of her friends haven’t even been arrested.