Just as common as argument #1, this is another popular one said by transphobic people to try to delegitimise an individual’s transgender experience and before I continue, I just want to let you know that your chromosomes are showing… you should put them away, how rude of you! I’m calling the cops for indecent exposure, showing me your chromosomes like that. Shame on you!
As you can see this is just another pointless statement made by those who are trying to tell someone they are wrong for being who they are. Just like the first argument I made, this has nothing to do with a person’s MENTAL GENDER. You are also ignoring yet a whole bunch of different groups of other birth defects, and trying to say that those defects are more legitimate and acceptable than the birth defect of having a brain that isn’t the same gender than your body (see argument #1)… let me reiterate here:
These are all the ones I could find on Wikipedia. There are a good handful as you can see, and it’s all part of the human condition. In most the cases as well it is acceptable to say, for example, that a man with XX male syndrome or Klinefelter’s syndrome (XXY) is still a man. As you can see, you would kind of come off as a disrespecting ass if you tried to insist that he was a she, “You have the chromosomes of a woman so you aren’t a man!” So why say the same thing against trans* folk? The fact that they have the chromosomes of the gender that doesn’t match their brains has everything to do with the fact they have Gender Dysphoria!
I also hear the rebuttal, “It’s rare for someone to have one of those disorders, so it’s acceptable for them to be who they are.” and it makes me wonder if they really understand that it’s rare to be transgender as well! It’s something like .3% of the population, though we don’t really know for sure due to the people that aren’t open about it. Yes, it is more common then the list above combined, but really what does rarity have to do with anything? Nothing. Just that there is more of us to ban together and start pushing for our rights!
The verdict? Again, and I am repeating myself, PHYSICAL GENDER doesn’t have anything to do with MENTAL GENDER. They are two different things, and this needs to be accepted and taught in schools so we don’t have children that grow up to be understanding of the human condition we are all born into.