Is this a day when people make cakes for transes, or when transes make cake, or when all transes are revealed to actually be cake?
Because I sure do like cake.
"instead of us doing all the work, people (especially cis people, I feel!) give cake to their trans friends and family to show them how appreciated they are ... a birthday for every trans person to celebrate together at the same time, and be showered with goodness by people who care about us."
So making cakes for us/each other but preferably cis people giving us cake. Spread the word :)
I definitely like the idea of "hey trans people are cool" as a thing to celebrate instead of "oh god so many trans people get killed"!
@anthracite Yup, I was idly speculating years back we should take over somewhere around midsummer because its kinda the opposite side of the year from TDOR and instead do a whole sun-renewal-celebration thing. But eh it was idle speculation.
Trans Cake Day has celebration and cake and actual traction so much better :)
The next step is a general celebration of transness so that the cis folks start associating us with a party! Like how St. Patrick's Day has become an excuse to get drunk on green beer (at least in the US), and maybe learn a bit about Irish history along with it. I dunno how we're gonna make pink/blue striped beer though.
@anthracite pink/blue/white alternating shots perhaps? one of those fancy layered cocktails you have to pour slow to avoid mixing density of drink?
I kind of assume some of this is done at Pride, I certainly do party outreach around the Lammas/BBQ/Paella cook off party my girlfriend throws annually (because alcohol means people get brave for questions/flirting)
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