TRANSCRIPT: Well..."don't make assumptions" seems silly. A very, very, VERY small amount of people are trans...just like a small amount of people are gay compared to the general population. There is nothing wrong with assuming that someone is the gender they appear to be. Most are. Just like it isn't wrong to assume that someone is heterosexual. You should be able to take correction if wrong, but assuming in the first place is fine and normal.

Your argument is completely correct, and also wrong.

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